La Health management in care for the indigenous and afro-peruvian population in the COVID-19 pandemic

Keywords: Health Services, Indigenous Peoples, COVID-19, Sanitary Management, Peru

Abstract

Objective: To determine the barriers in the management of health facilities that serve the indigenous and Afro-descendant population in Peru. Material and methods: A virtual survey on health management was designed for first level health care personnel in 89 health facilities (EESS) in 27 provinces during October and November 2021. Results: In 73% of the EESS, the personnel reported not knowing the plan against the third pandemic wave, 14.8% of the EESS reported not being trained in the management of COVID-19, in 22.7% of the EESS they met to coordinate how to face the third pandemic wave, in 83% of the EESS the personnel reported not having a budget for their plan against COVID-19. Conclusions: There are barriers in the vision, management and budget in EESS that serve indigenous and Afro-Peruvian populations, which would affect the effective execution of strategies for the control of the pandemic by COVID-19.

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Published
2022-09-29
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Segovia-Meza G, Bartolo-Marchena M, Trujillo-Villaroel O, Rivera-Del Río G, Monteza-Facho B, Chara-Santa Cruz M, Gonzales-Dávila K, Lazóriga-Sandoval L. La Health management in care for the indigenous and afro-peruvian population in the COVID-19 pandemic. Acta Med Peru [Internet]. 2022Sep.29 [cited 2022Dec.1];39(3). Available from: https://amp.cmp.org.pe/index.php/AMP/article/view/2409
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES