For the municipal government of Puerto Vallarta, the issue of health is a permanent priority in public affairs, which is why the mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña pointed out, he will continue to lobby with the various government agencies and public agencies of health, to bring a Level-Three hospital to the area.
While inaugurating the activities of the XXXV National Congress of the Mexican Federation of Faculties and Schools of Nursing (FEMAFEE)he assured- “we will continue knocking on doors to make reality one of the biggest projects of health that we have promoted. Puerto Vallarta and this region of the coast, must have a Third Level hospital; We are a first-class world tourist destination and we have to send our patients to the city of Guadalajara, and that is no longer possible “, therefore efforts will continue to focus on that goal.
The mayor also recognized the vocation of women and men who dedicate their lives to this noble work of nursing, a profession very close to him thanks to his wife Candelaria Tovar, who has learned from their experiences, their dedication, concern and above all, of that special gift that characterizes the so-called white angels.
He also referred to the work done by FEMAFEE, which “is fundamental in the training, research and professionalization of nursing in Mexico”, which is why he recognized the president, Dr. Francisco Cadena Santos and his entire team, for the advances they have achieved, mainly in the preparation of the new generations, since they will always be the anchors of hope of a better future for our country, recognition that extended to all institutions that contribute to the professional training of nursing.
The president of the organization, Francisco Cadena, highlighted the research and teaching achievements that have taken place in this health field, such as the 6th book on Drug Addictions, as well as the book of Processes to Nursing Care and a notebook with epidemiological problems of our country, made by Mexican nursing professionals and teachers.
He also presented the “Teacher Merit Award 2018”, awarded by the Federation and the Association of Nursing Faculties and Schools of the West, to Dr. Laura Guillermina Trejón Pérez, thus recognizing her work in this area; as well as the ‘Research Merit Award 2018’, which was awarded to Dr. Jessica Yolanda Rangel Flores.
In this event was also attended by the executive president of this national congress, María Olga Romero Estrada; Teresa Pérez Mancilla, Public Health coordinator, representing the VIII Health Region; Jorge Téllez López, director of the Division of Biological and Health Sciences of the University Center of the Coast; Atziri Citlally García Arredondo, president of the Association of Faculties and Schools of Nursing of the West; Cynthia Saraí Ríos Ponce, secretary of the XXXV National Congress of FEMAFEE and coordinator of Carrera del CUCosta; Silvia Carola Salas Ortega, Secretary of Acts and Agreements, and Jesús Curiel Beltrán, Head of the Department of Medical Sciences, representing the University Center of the Coast.