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Mexican Institute invests 65 million into Cancun hospital

Cancun, Q.R. — The Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) has announced the investment of 65 million peso in new equipment for the General Hospital of Cancun.

The Director General of the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), Tuffic Miguel, started the operation of the magnetic resonator in the Regional General Hospital (HGR) No. 17 of Cancun, as well as improvement works with an investment of 65 million peso.

Tuffic Miguel explained that implementing the new equipment will provide doctors with two and three-dimensional images of the human body, optimizing on site resources and eliminating the need to send patients to other states.

The money will also go toward the optimization of hospital beds as well as the functioning of the Emergency department, where he says 450 patients are received on a typical day.

The head of Social Security toured the medical unit where he supervised the functioning of the services of Gynecology-Obstetrics, Emergency and Oncology, as well as the improved areas, which included the opening of two day care centers.

This year will include the opening of two new nurseries, one in the city of Cancún with capacity for 252 children and one more in Chetumal.

The hospital’s Oncology area was also recently remodeled with an investment of 350,000 peso to dignify the service and provide quality care and warmth to the 300 patients receiving chemotherapy. The renovation works also serves to reduce the risk of the worker in the preparation of oncological medicines.

The head of IMSS chaired the recent General Assembly and Commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the CISS, where he recognized that this organization plays a key role in the protection and well-being of the people.