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Red de Salud UC CHRISTUS opens first Ophthalmology Primary Care Unit November 30, 2017


Pictured from left to right are Victor Flores, Operations Manager Cesfam Mother Teresa of Calcutta;  Bernardita Mendoza, Operations Director of Ancora UC Medical Centers; Dr. Alvaro Tellez, Director Medical Centers Ancora UC; Thiare Fuenzalida, Nursing Technician of the Ophthalmological Primary Care Unit; and Ignacio Cerna Stuardo, Medical Technologist in charge of the Ophthalmological Primary Care Unit. 


Red de Salud UC CHRISTUS opened its first Ophthalmology Primary Care Unit in the Madre Teresa de Calcuta Family Health Center. A blessing ceremony was held for the facility at its opening in September. The unit provides rapid ophthalmological care to the community, reducing waiting lists for such specialized treatment. The ceremony was attended by various authorities of Red de Salud UC CHRISTUS, the UC School of Medicine, the South East Metropolitan Health Service, the Municipality of Puente Alto and the Ancora UC.