Due to non-compliance in health matters, the responsibility of the State Pension Institute (Ipejal), the Jalisco State Human Rights Commission (CEDHJ) issued a recommendation to the director of said institute, and to the Executive Commission for Attention to Victims so that they be grant compensation for the damage due.
According to the CEDHJ, heThe reported events occurred in August 2019, when a State worker went to a Family Medical Unit attached to Ipejal to request medical attention for chest painHowever, as it was determined, he did not receive adequate care and resulted in paying out of pocket for an electrocardiogram at a cost of four thousand 207 pesos, in addition to the fact that he later had to undergo a catheterization to preserve his health.
Despite the fact that the CEDHJ reached a conciliation so that the money was returned, Ipejal did not comply with what was established, considering then that the institute had led to the violation of the right to health protection, refusal or inadequate provision of services in health and undignified treatment.
For this reason, the Commission issued recommendation 22/2022 in which it requested the director of Ipejal “instruct the competent personnel to carry out the repair and comprehensive care of the damage in favor of the victim, and must grant all measures of restitution , rehabilitation, compensation, satisfaction and guarantees of non-repetition that are appropriate in terms of the General Law of Victims, the Law of Attention to Victims of the State of Jalisco and other applicable laws”, in addition to being reimbursed the necessary resources.
He also requested that the necessary instructions be issued to carry out a detailed analysis of the various medical facilities attached to Ipejal.in order to make the necessary structural modifications so that care is provided to people according to their age and disabilities, such as the installation of ramps, handrails, elevators, and to prevent older people from traveling in inadequate spaces, without ceasing to side that the supply of medicines and supplies is guaranteed.
It was also requested that the necessary training be provided so that the medical personnel attend, in a timely and adequate manner, the required scientifically based diagnoses.
Lastly, the technical secretary of the State Executive Commission for Attention to Victims was asked to add the person to the State victim registry, to guarantee comprehensive reparation for the damage, including access to the Help Fund, Assistance and Comprehensive Reparation in the event that the responsible authority does not take charge as requested.