Guanajuato, Gto .- “The Secretary of Health of Guanajuato stands out as the second best health system in the country”, said the head of the unit, Daniel Alberto Díaz Martínez.
“According to official CONEVAL data”, he said, “there is a 3.4 percent decline, which is reflected in a better quality of life for people.”
During the administration of Governor Miguel Márquez Márquez, there has been an unprecedented investment to support the improvement of health services. During this administration 137 works have been programmed, of which 104 are already completely finished. The total investment amounts to 2.9 billion pesos that were used to build several units throughout the state.
“The investment in health is historical, not only in infrastructure, but also in medical material and in the hiring of more medical and nursing personnel,” he said.
Already 107 new works were delivered in several municipalities of the state of Guanajuato, health units that have benefited more Guanajuato.
The workforce increased by almost 45 percent, while in 2012 there were 13,773 employees, this year there are 19,969.
“One of the fundamental aspects that the state dependence attends to is the issue of prevention and this keeps us as leaders at national level”, Diaz Martínez said. “At present there are 620 units that are in operation to provide care to citizens”.
The Secretary of Health of Guanajuato stated that currently 3 million 11 thousand members of this health system are treated throughout the state.
He said that last year there were 114 thousand 293 births in the state of Guanajuato. And the stated that life expectancy has also increased, while in men it is 72.2 years, in women it is 77.2 years.
Díaz Martínez stressed that during the last 15 years this health system has remained in second place at national level as one of the best in the country, based on its performance.