Emergency Care Units
Viva Rio mananger eight Emergency Care Units in the neighborhoods of Rocinha, Ilha do Governador, Engenho Novo, Penha, Irajá, Maré and Complexo do Alemão. The units operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can solve much of emergencies such as high blood pressure, fever, fractures, cuts, heart attacks and strokes. Also offer simplified radiological structure – with X-ray, electrocardiography, pediatrics, examination and laboratory observation beds. 97% of cases are solved by the units themselves, which helps to reduce the ranks of hospital emergency rooms.