Marwa Srghir may try to be on the patient list of a general practitioner in the city, but she receives no positive response. She goes through her network of acquaintances, follows the advice given by the maternal and child protection doctor (PMI) during her childbirth, but no doctor has accepted to receive as a patient, reports The Dauphiné Libéré. “Is it because I’ve been here shorter than others?” “Asks the mother of the family.
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She decides to no longer have recourse to a general practitioner and goes to the emergency department of the Avignon hospital to treat everyday ailments. The diagnosis revealed an allergy to lenses for one of the twins, and a urinary tract infection for the second. “Fortunately, these are not very serious problems,” says Marwa. She is counting on her husband to move from the Pont-des-deux-Eaux district to rue Raoul-Follereau. In the absence of her husband, the young woman opts for self-medication to fight a fever or milder symptoms.
Marwa seems to see the end of the tunnel. An advisor from the Primary Health Insurance Fund (CPAM) of Vaucluse is willing to help her get a place with a doctor in Greater Avignon. “She gave me a piece of paper and asked me to take down the names of all the doctors located near my home who had refused to take me as a patient. When I give it back to her, she will contact them to find out why they told me that and try to see if one of them can not make an effort, ”says the mother of the family.