translated from Spanish: Launch campaign with free PAP for women

Until March 28 there is deadline to register free of charge to make the Pap smear in the Cesfam of Vitacura. No matter the forecast of health, women who want to check you can enroll, those that have health insurance institution or Fonasa.
The Secretariat for public health, Paula Daza, and the Mayor of Vitacura, Raúl Torrealba, announced the benefits to be delivered to the women of the region, since you can also access them who live in the commune.
“Today is an important day, because we recognize the role of women in our society. Worker, professional, mother, partner and friend, multiple functions in a single person. That is we want to be healthy. We invite them all to do free PAP in Vitacura”, said the Mayor.
For its part, the Undersecretary Paula Daza, recalled that “the PAP is a test free, simple, fast. Beware of a cancer, detected on time, is 100% curable. We invite all women who are the emotional support of their children, their families, their communities, to stop and think a moment a day in themselves”.
All women between 25 and 64 years – or three years after first sexual intercourse (independent of their age) – must go to a health center, to perform the test, which can detect any alteration in the cervix, which can result in cancer cervical.
How to register?
For appointment for the examination in the Cesfam of Vitacura, it is not necessary to be resident of the commune, since only should send an email to, or by calling 227561174.
It must be taken into consideration that the day that will attend to do PAP, women should not be in the days of your period, and without having put local drugs the past five days.
Those neighbors who want to qualify for this benefit, but in a private facility, the municipality boasts 100 quotas at the clinic RedSalud Vitacura, where existing MiVita card, must show to gain access to free care. In this case, the request must be sent to, to schedule the time.
The campaign also includes a series of talks about everyday problems in the health of women, different professionals. Every Friday of March a different theme will be addressed: women, image and gender; Prolapse gynecological and incontinence urinary; Pelvic floor rehabilitation; and climacteric and therapy of replacement hormone.

Original source in Spanish

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