The School of Medicine and the need for a high complexity hospital in Mar del Plata

Home » Health » The School of Medicine and the need for a high complexity hospital in Mar del Plata February 23, 2022

With the pandemic, various debates have opened up around management and “real” access. to health, one of them was revealed in Mar del Plata, especially when tourists coexist with locals; the lack of structure and beds for proper health care is evident.

In this line, Adrian Alassinodirector of the Medicine School of Mar del Plata (UNMDP), met with Radio Miter Mar del Plata (FM 103.7) and offered some considerations in this regard.

“As a faculty of medicine, we are also thinking about medium and long-term public policies. We have already spoken of Mar del Plata has a deficit of around 400 beds in general. This has already been raised in meetings of the Deliberative Council, private and public organizations, on the need to have a very complex hospital,” Alasino began by saying.

When we talk about this type of establishment, it is not open doors, but rather reference establishments. That is why it is very complex, they are all national, that is why it must have the support of the three levels, national, provincial and municipal,” added the director of the School of Medicine.

Asked about the political response in the province to the project, he said: “There are 12 mayors in the region, of different political colors, who have signed an agreement with the School and who are waiting for something like this, to be able to refer patients. We suggested that it have technical characteristics, it would be academic because there would be practices.

In this sense, Alasino also pointed out that Mar del Plata “It is the fifth most populated city and it belongs to all Argentines, which is why we are shaping this project”.

To conclude, the manager did not specify a potential location for the High Complexity Hospital, but stressed the importance of a structure such as the ring road in order to determine a “place accessible for transfer and evacuation”.

Sharon D. Cole