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Isla Mujeres signs agreement to hire six medical specialists for new island hospital

Isla Mujeres, Q.R. — The government of Isla Mujeres says they will hire medical specialists for their hospital. Municipal mayor, Atenea Gómez Ricalde, signed an agreement with the Secretary of Health of Quintana Roo (Sesa) for the hiring of six medical specialists.

The agreement will add six specialists to the island’s new hospital. Photo: Government Isla Mujeres

The Director of Isla Mujeres Health, Teresa Gómez Herrera, reported that with the new agreement, they will hire a surgeon, a gynecologist, an anesthesiologist, two pediatricians and an internist.

Gómez Ricalde says the hiring of specialists would mean fewer hospital transfers to Cancun for islanders.