Health Profession
25.07.2013

Paulista doctors promise megapasseata against government

The protest scheduled for this day July 31. Professionals struggle to end the More Doctors and changes in the Medical Act

Foto: ASCOM CREMESP
Concentration is marked APM headquarters where the march out by Avenues Brigadeiro Luiz Antônio, São Paulo to the headquarters of CREMESP
Concentration is marked APM headquarters where the march out by Avenues Brigadeiro Luiz Antônio, São Paulo to the headquarters of CREMESP

Next Wednesday, July 31, medical students and residents of the state of São Paulo promise a mega protest against the Program More Doctors.

The concentration is checked at the headquarters of Associação Paulista de Medicina where the parade goes by Avenues Brigadeiro Luiz Antônio, São Paulo to the headquarters of the Regional Medical Council of the State of São Paulo (Cremesp), Rua of Consolation.

According to authorities, physicians want the overthrow of the Provisional Measure 621, which provides for the opening of more medical school places, hiring foreign doctors without revalidation of diplomas (revalidation) and compulsory civilian service for medical students, with the addition two years in duration of courses to work in the National Health System, among other controversial issues. Also protesting ten vetoes the Presidency 12.842/2013 Law, which regulates the medical profession (Medical Act).

In recent days, doctors around the country have held a series of protests against the recent decisions of the Federal Government, such as parades, public demonstrations, and strikes in various cities and states. In São Paulo, there were demonstrations on the 3rd of July, at Avenida Paulista, and on July 16, with thousands of doctors protesting in the streets of the capital, and one apitaço against Health Minister Alexandre Padilha on July 23.

Entities also filed lawsuits against 621 MP (Federal Council of Medicine (CFM), on 19 July, and the Brazilian Medical Association (AMB), day 23).

Source: Isaude.net