Paediatrics Association

GOZALO the health centres in the region have stopped receiving this material, it is necessary in the revisions of infants, they urinate. Health says that it will buy a few non-absorbent fabrics. They have less than two years and are children who frequently come to primary care pediatrician. Now, due to the cuts, their parents will have to carry home the underpad (a protector of absorbent cellulose) next time they will review, as they have denounced the parents and confirmed the Union of doctors and top graduates and the primary care Paediatrics Association in Madrid. Pediatricians say that, since a couple of months ago, clinics in the region that became 4.879.708 consultations of children aged 0 to 14 in 2011 are not receiving this material and that it has disappeared from order forms. For this reason, some professionals have decided to ask families to bring the consultation the swabs or a towel, as it is the case of centros de salud de Vallecas and San Sebastian de los Reyes.

The reason is none other than lighten the consultations and avoid that they stop, they clarify. Commonplace since babies up to two years will urinate in the review and must notify the cleaning. This situation has led to associations of parents of children with Down syndrome and the society of Neonatology to launch the voice of alarm. They claim that cuts are priming with children the pneumococcal vaccine should be pay for it now and also some treatments for asthma, and they threaten to damage children’s health. For its part, the Ministry of health does not clarify why already not sent this absorbent material to centres. In this regard, it maintains that the procurement Commission responsible for purchases is which has opted to unify the use of the cubrecamillas, which is approved. But this sabanilla which referred to does not absorb the urines of babies. Books and dining room, without scholarships launched by public administrations austerity policy is affecting seriously the child population, and not just in health.

The Ministry of education has slashed this course scholarship to purchase school supplies, replacing it with a system of lending books in schools not reaching everyone. He has also deleted the scholarship of dining room and driven home tupper 3.80 euros per day. Even some municipalities such as Colmenar Viejo reached shuffle cut heating before the end of classes. And that there children for 3 years already put a quilt for the NAP. See more: parents have to go to the pediatrician with the swabs under arm.