miércoles, 8 de marzo de 2017

GALICIAN PARLIAMENT. LYMPHEDEMA AWARENESS DAY. MARCH 6TH 2017. INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF LYMPHEDEMA / LYMPHOEDEMA

In relation to the World Lymphedema Day, representatives of the Galician Socialist Parliamentary Party, by means of their Deputies Julio Torrado and Noela Blanco, presented a document with detailed information on lymphedema and the situation of those affected in Galicia, accompanied by an interpellation to the Government with the following questions:

1. What improvements has the Galician Government planned on the situation of the patients with lymphedema and the processes and treatment they receive from the Galician Public Health Service (SERGAS)?

2. Does the Galician Government consider implementing resources in the Public Health Service to improve the detection, diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema?

3. Does the Galician Government consider extending the training of medical specialists and physiotherapists of the Public Health Service to facilitate the response to the patients with lymphedema?



Reference:

Lymphedema Awareness Day. Galician Parliament. Initiatives to improve the diagnosis and treatment of lymphedema,


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NEW CAMPAIGN FOR 2018
 


For global awareness it is being asked that the 
WHO - WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
name: 
"LYMPHEDEMA - AWARENESS & CURES"
as its World Health Day campaign - 2018

  

  KATHY BATES
LYMPHEDEMA EMBASSADOR


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