President of DIF introduces new virtual equipment at CRI Mexicali

President of DIF introduces new virtual equipment at CRI Mexicali

Nov 26, 2017

MEXICALI, BC- Wednesday November 22, 2017.- In order to support those suffering from behavioral disorders, attention or learning deficit, which is a priority for the State Administration led by Governor Francisco “Kiko” Vega de Lamadrid, the President of DIF Baja California, Mrs. Brenda Ruacho de Vega, acquired a virtual reality equipment with an investment of 709 thousand 961 pesos, whose objective is to improve the quality of life of 480 patients.

The President of DIF Baja California, said that this equipment was installed at the Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center (CRI) of Mexicali, and it is a work tool that will help to improve the quality of care for handicapped children and adults.

Mediante este equipo de realidad virtual se realizarán proyecciones de imágenes en la pared o el suelo, para crear un escenario donde el paciente logrará interactuar.

She stressed that through this virtual reality equipment, images will be projected on the wall or floor, to create a scenario where the patient will be able to interact.

“I am very happy with the acquisition of this equipment, because it is capable to identify the patient’s needs without having to implement any extra accessories, as well as to create new therapeutic procedures according to the specific needs of each user; I must say that at the Tijuana’s CRI we already have one of these pieces of equipment, ” she said.

La presidenta de DIF Baja California inauguró un equipo de realidad virtual.

Meanwhile, the Director General of DIF Baja California, Jorge Alberto Vargas, stressed that this state administration has made significant progress in favor of people with disabilities, because during 2017, 261,145 services have been offered in the 3 CRIs located in Mexicali, Tijuana and Ensenada, respectively, as well as in the 4 Basic Rehabilitation Units, located in Playas de Rosarito, Tecate, San Felipe and San Quintín, as well as the 2 Centers for Attention to People with Autism Spectrum Disorders of Mexicali and Tijuana.

Source: Gobierno del Estado de Baja California

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