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Orange June campaign aims to prevent and provide information about blood diseases

nAwareness month for blood diseases such as anemia, June Orange, a campaign aimed at prevention and providing information related to blood health, the Government of Rondonia alerts the population to the importance of self-care, and routine consultations with health professionals, such as identifying symptoms and where to seek care.

According to the state Ministry of Health (SISAO). Anemia is defined as a condition in which the hemoglobin content in the blood is lower than normal as a result of a deficiency of one or more essential nutrients.

For Rondonia's governor, Marcos Rocha, seeking medical care is essential to prevent anemia. He pointed out that the state has invested in initiatives aimed at providing health conditions and a better quality of life for the population, and also provides trained specialists to assist and perform the necessary diagnosis.

symptoms

Hematologist at the Rondônia Foundation for Hematology and Hematology (Femiron), Daniele Fortes, emphasized what anemia represents. “Investigating anemia is important because it is not a disease in itself, but rather a symptom, and it can have many causes, some hereditary and others acquired, but all related to the production or loss of red blood cells.”

According to a hematologist, people with anemia may experience paleness, General fatigue, lack of appetite, drowsiness, dizziness, shortness of breath, tachycardia or heart palpitations.

Secretary of State for Health, Jefferson Rocha, stressed the importance of raising awareness. “It is essential that residents know how to identify symptoms and when to seek healthcare professionals. The measures developed in the country, such as adhering to the month in question, enhance access to information and services.

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service

Blood centers are located in 7 municipalities in the state

SUS users who want to receive care from a hematologist need to go to a basic health unit (UBS) close to their area and have an assessment. If referral to a specialist is needed, the patient will be directed to the Hematology Department of the Rondonia Hematology Foundation, with blood centers located in seven municipalities in the state.

Blood center units

  • Porto Velho Vimeron
    Avenida Jorge Teixeira, No. 3766, Industrial District
    Contact: (69) 3216-2234
  • Arikimes blood collection and transfusion unit
    Rua Caseterita, No. 3613, Centro district
    Contact: (69) 3535-2659
  • Cocoa collection and transportation unit
    Avenida Malacita, s/n, Josino Preto neighborhood, next to the Regional Hospital
    Contact: (69) 3441-0823
  • Guajara Mirim Blood Collection and Transfusion Unit
    Avenida XV de Novembro, No. 1299, Centro district
    Contact: (69) 3541-6073
  • Parana Blood Collection and Transfusion Unit
    Rua Villagran Cabrita, No. 1440, Centro District
    Contact: (69) 3421-1615
  • Rolim de Moura Blood Collection and Transfusion Unit
    Avenida Cuiaba, No. 5424, Planalto neighborhood, next to the Municipal Hospital
    Contact: (69) 3442-1328
  • Vilhena Regional Blood Centre
    Avenida Jo Sato, No. 405, Nova Vilhena district
    Contact: (69) 3322-2400

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