ACID Announces to open Health Care Facility this year
The Chief Executive Office examines need for increased investment in primary care, community health.
On April 11, 2021, the leaders of the Agency of International Cooperation for Development gathered online for a deep and constructive meeting to examine how to best achieve a more equitable and just health care system during these uncertainties. The virtual conversation was held with the primary purpose to evaluate the COVID-19 pandemic and the health equities the pandemic has exposed.
They examined the evolving role of community health centers in responding to the pandemic, looking specifically at their role in serving communities of color which have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Among the leaders, the Chief Executive Director, Mr. BM ANESTAL pointed out that his office will not rest until they find all the necessary means to launch this project.
ACID is founded on the indivisible, universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality, and solidarity; it is based on the principles of democracy and the rule of law. It places the individual at the heart of its activities, by establishing the citizenship of a better life and by creating an area of freedom, security, and justice. The organization contributes to the preservation and to the development of these common values while respecting the diversity of the cultures and traditions of the members. Therefore, it is revealed crucial for ACID to make sure it is involved in every sector that will help to meet its goal.
“Everyone has the right of access to preventive health care and the right to benefit from medical treatment under the conditions established by national laws and practices.” Said Mr. BM ANESTAL
The leaders highlighted that over 90 percent of the patients that will be served are of a racial or ethnic minority.
“Like other big Health care community centers, we hope to represent in some ways an extension of the public health system in a community-based approach once the project is lunched. The Urgent care center project will be launched to provide primary care to as much people as possible, regardless of their ability to pay. It is designed to serve the most vulnerable populations because the community health centers (CHCs) have been hit hard by the pandemic.” added Mr. ANESTAL.
For the implementation of the project, ACID calls on the general public to support the efforts. More updated information will be available regarding this matter in the next coming weeks.
Publication date: 15/04/2021