The project aims at the physiotherapeutic attendance of the population of the metropolitan region of Santos, which counts with nine municipalities and a population close to 1.8 million in habitants.
Specific objectives: The MCFR is a project that focuses on the prevention and treatment of diseases. It offers access to Physiotherapeutic treatment with the purchase of the most modern physiotherapy health equipment for the poor patients with:
• Cardiopulmonary diseases
• Chronic degenerative diseases
• Chronic spinal column problems
map of the region that will be served by the project
It is worth pointing out that, according to statistical data provided by the World Health Organization (WHO), it is estimated that in the Santos base, there are 200 individuals affected by hemophilia who do not have physiotherapeutic attendance in the region in the prevention of disease-related commodities.
Cardiovascular diseases are already considered the first cause of death in the world. About 17.5 million people die from cardiovascular disease each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
In Brazil, Officials at the Ministry of Health point out that the cities of the Santos lowlands lead the death rankings for heart ischemia. Together, they have mortality rates of 94.8 cases for each 100,000 inhabitants, estimated to be a total of 1,700 individuals affected.
With the purchase of these equipment, the recovery time of patients will be much faster.
The Santos-Porto RC has budgeted this project at around US $ 95,755.