Health Profession

Working Group will evaluate proposed medical entities in ministry

The proposal is the result of a meeting held between representatives of the entity and the Minister of Health on Wednesday

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Meeting brought together the presidents of three national medical organizations that decided to create a Working Group (WG)
Meeting brought together the presidents of three national medical organizations that decided to create a Working Group (WG)

Invited the authorities to detalhassem best proposals. And the proposals presented here are not exclusive to the initiatives of the Ministry, the Minister Alexandre Padilha said after the meeting that decided to create a Working Group (WG) to review the implementation of the proposals submitted by the Federal Council of Medicine (CFM) in the search solutions to the lack of access to care in the inner cities and in the suburbs of large cities.

The meeting brought together the presidents of three national medical organizations. The president of CFM, Luiz Roberto d'Avila, vice president of CFM, Carlos Tavares Vital Corrêa Lima, president Fenam, Geraldo Ferreira, director of Fenan, Jorge Luiz do Amaral and President of AMB, Florentino Cardoso.

For the president of CFM, the announcement of the creation of this GT does not solve the pendency nor eliminates the concern of medical entities with respect to the coming of doctors trained in other countries without undergoing tests for assessing knowledge. There xenophobia as foreigners, but it can only practice medicine in the country the successful candidates in the National Revalidation of Doctors Diplomas (revalidate) in its current patterns. Without it, the population will be exposed to hazards, said.

The minister stressed that want to bet on the exchanges between countries to attract physicians in specific programs with specific authorizations. Parallel or expand medical residency positions. We have already defined that we will open 4000 new residency positions with resources of Health until 2014. And the goal is to have residency positions to 100% of physicians who graduate. He assured that no final decision regarding medical importanção be taken without first passing by the representatives of medical organizations.

At the meeting of nearly two hours, the doctors said respresentantes "surprising contradiction between Alexandre Padilha statements to the press about the quality of services and the reality of health care in the Brazilian public.'m Sure that you do not know what is happening, assuming that this imbalance would come from makeup in health establishments before official visits, "said the president of the AMA, Florentino Cardoso.

The highlighted understood, yet the lack of Government commitment to the doctors participating in the Program for the Enhancement of Primary Care (Provab) know colleagues who are in places where the clinic has no water for three months, and plaster falling from the walls, Cardoso completed.

<b> The focus of the work </ b>

The goal of the WG will be announced discuss two points. The first program is the Brazilian Medical Internalization, which, according to the CFM is a safe option to ensure the immediate internalization of Medicine as "the national professional values, encourages the improvement of infrastructure work and create effective conditions for attraction and attachment of physicians in remote areas. " The measure would have an emergency and transitional valid up to 36 months, focusing on municipalities up to 50,000 inhabitants.

The second proposal is the creation of a career in State Unified Health System (SUS) for doctors, nurses, dentists, pharmacists and biochemists, along the lines of that already include the positions of judge and prosecutor. Access would be by public tender held by the Ministry of Health

Among the features of this career included working hours of 40 hours per week in exclusive service to the SUS, Career Plan, Career and Salaries, which would allow these professionals to ascend remuneration consistent with that established by the National Federation of Physicians (Fenam) . In addition, the State would be required to provide the infrastructure work and support teams.