The Municipal Health Center of Tres Arroyos informs that as of this Thursday the external office N°1 from 8 to 10 hoursthus adding a new service space that will serve by spontaneous demand and is open to the entire community.
Since mid-2019 the Friendly Office a space designed to promote the access of the trans and/or LGBTIQ+ community to the health system from where a comprehensive approach to health is promoted from a depathologizing approach, aimed at both individual and family accompaniment, recognizing and strengthening the autonomy of people.
In it is executed the Provincial Program for the Implementation of Gender and Sexual Diversity Policies in Healthfrom which the processes of hormonal body modification are accompanied, guaranteeing the necessary supplies free of charge, as established by the Gender Identity Law.
Expansion of care
Anabela Martin, Social Worker at the Friendly Office indicates that: “From now on, anyone who wants to come can do so on Thursdays in Office 1 of the Health Center, from 8 to 10 hours without a prior shift. There, the alternatives that each one chooses are worked with the person to continue with the approach according to their need and the actions to be followed are established.
“We are expanding our care spaces and thus guaranteeing access to health with the tools provided by the Provincial Program for the Implementation of Gender and Sexual Diversity Policies in Health; with a coordinated and team work with the Municipality and the professionals of the Health Center”.
At the same time, the previous methodology is continued, being able to coordinate the meetings through the instagram @consultorioamigable.tsas or the cell phone 15572400.
The practice is also made up of an interdisciplinary team of professionals from different areas: Carolina Pigueiras Bachelor of Social Work; Cecilia Maiti, Psychologist and the general practitioners Malen Carrizo (Municipal Caps), Gustavo Leguizamón (Benito Machado Caps), Julieta Merich and Mercedes Moreno (Ranchos Caps) and the biochemist Matías Tártara.