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05/12/2018 - Sustainability

Virú has helped more than 800 families with free medical campaigns

Free Medical Campaigns were held on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July in the communities of the Virú district.

Virú, 15 July 2019. As part of its Social Responsibility policy, Virú held its Great Free Medical Campaign during Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 of July. Care was provided in more than 10 specialties with delivery of medication, assisting over 800 families in our areas of influence: the communities of Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre and California.

This campaign was developed in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, the Home Safety Clinic and the Medi Salud Health Care Provider. The campaign was carried out in Educational Institutions No. 81700 of Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre and the Maria Sabina Sandoval College of California.

The beneficiaries, mostly children and older adults, were provided with assistance in the following specialties: General Medicine, Nursing, Paediatrics, Dentistry, Gynobstetrics, Internal Medicine, Nutrition, Psychology, among others. In addition, tests were carried out for different conditions such as HIV and cervical cancer.

As every year and in collaboration with the Ar – Fer Institute, a free haircut service was offered to the attendees.

“As part of our commitment to the residents of our communities, every year Virú carries out the Great Free Medical Campaign to promote good health practices and lifestyles, helping in the prevention of possible diseases especially in the most vulnerable populations such as children,” said Corporate Human Resources Manager, Oscar Echegaray.

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