Morocco/MGPAP's multidisciplinary medical caravan stops off in Es-Semara

Published on 30/05/2024 | La rédaction


Es-Semara - The multidisciplinary medical caravan organized on the initiative of the Mutuelle générale du personnel des administrations publiques (MGPAP) made a stopover on Wednesday in Es-Semara, where it is expected to offer its services for two days to the province's inhabitants.

The caravan, which is scheduled to visit several provinces in the south of the Kingdom until June 10, was kicked off by Es-Semara provincial governor Hamid Naimi, MGPAP general manager Fouad Moutaoukil and members of the Mutuelle's board.

Organized in coordination with the Ministry of Health and Social Protection and in partnership with the Haut-Commissariat aux anciens résistants et anciens membres de l'armée de libération, under the banner "Pour une institution citoyenne et une sécurité médicale mutualiste pérenne", this action is in line with the implementation of MGPAP's five-year strategic plan 2021-2025.

This solidarity initiative is also in line with MGPAP's proximity policy and as part of its solidarity and social activities.

The medical caravan consists of consultations in dental care, ophthalmology, urology, cardiology, dermatology, pediatrics, endocrinology and ENT, in addition to circumcision and cataract operations.

In a statement to the press, MGPAP General Manager Fouad Moutaoukil pointed out that this was the 4th stage of the caravan, following those to Tarfaya, Laâyoune and Boujdour.This initiative is part of the Mutuelle Générale's commitment to the implementation of the pioneering royal project for the generalization of social protection and universal medical coverage.

The aim of the caravan is to bring medical services closer to MGPAP members and beneficiaries, and to members of sister mutuals," he noted.The caravan will also benefit vulnerable categories, with a view to bringing health care closer to them.

Supervised by a diversified medical team comprising 16 specialist doctors and 18 nurses, as well as administrative and technical staff, the caravan includes a mobile unit for circumcision operations and a mobile unit for the provision of health care.and another for cataract operations, in addition to a mobile mammography unit and another dedicated to dental care, as well as a multidisciplinary consultation unit.

In addition, free prescription glasses, hearing aids and medication will be distributed, along with medical analyses and awareness-raising sessions.

The first three stages of this caravan, which took place in Tarfaya, Laâyoune and Boujdour, benefited more than 12,600 people.

In these three provinces, the caravan provided care covering consultations in general medicine (1,186 beneficiaries), ophthalmology (2.466), diabetes and hypertension diagnosis (2,482), pediatrics (593), dermatology (151) and rheumatology (82).

There were also consultations in gynecology (952), cardiology (570), endocrinology (577), urology (407) and otorhinolaryngology (383), while 1,422 people benefited from optical services and a further 24 from hearing aids.

Dental care (504), laboratory analyses (423), breast cancer diagnosis (127), ophthalmological surgery (68) and 161 circumcisions were also performed.

The caravan continues to provide medical services to the population of Akhefnir on May 31, before moving on to the towns of Tan-Tan (June 1 and 2), Guelmim (June 4 and 5), Assa (June 6 and 7) and Sidi Ifni (June 9 and 10).


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