IMSS-Bienestar operates with high deficit of doctors and nurses

The second level is provided through 80 Rural Hospitals, which also provide family medical outpatient consultations, and include basic specialties in internal medicine, such as gynecology and obstetrics, pediatrics and general surgery, as well as dental services, psychology, preventive medicine, epidemiological surveillance, laboratory, radiology, among others.

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While the third level covers eight specialties during the Medical Surgical Conference, which are Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Reconstructive Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Gynecologic Oncology, Orthopedics, Pediatric Orthopedics, Urology and Ophthalmology.

In 2019, 31 days were held in which 17,611 patients were evaluated, of which 4,270 (25%) required intervention through 8,195 surgical procedures.

For all this, plus thousands of volunteers, is what the 6,265 doctors and 11,776 IMSS-Well-being nurses work in in the 19 states (Baja California, Campeche, Coahuila, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Durango, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Edomex, Michoacán, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yucatán and Zacatecas).

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