Health Profession
04.09.2013

On the first day of the More Doctors, Rio registers high number of absences

In the city of Belford Roxo in the Baixada Fluminense, none of the seven selected professionals attended the work

None of the seven Brazilian professionals selected by the Program More Doctors for Belford Roxo, municipality of Baixada Fluminense, appeared on Tuesday (2) to the workplace. In Mosque, also in the Baixada Fluminense, the seven chosen, only a doctor appeared.

According to the Ministry of Health, municipalities have until the 12th of this month to enter the number of physicians who did not attend, and they will have to justify with local managers that missed. In the capital, the 16 professionals who were expected in family clinics in areas north and west, six attended.

The Secretary of Labor Management and Health Education in the Ministry of Health, Mozart Sales, which was a basic unit in western Rio to receive new medical estimated that, with 60 professionals selected 13 counties to Rio de Janeiro, the coverage of primary health care will increase by 200,000 people.

Duque de Caxias in the Baixada Fluminense also prepared a reception for 15 doctors chosen to pass information about the municipality, but only six showed up yesterday. In Paracambi, two of the three selected professionals attended. According to the city, serve the population comerçará next week, and doctors go through an adjustment period this week.

Guapimirim, St. John Meriti, São Gonçalo, Japeri, Itaboraí, Nova Iguaçu, Seropédica Itaguaí and also receive medical graduates in Brazil. The state of Rio will, from day 16, with an increase of over ten doctors trained abroad, yet to be evaluated to receive the professional registry provisional.

Source: AGÊNCIA BRASIL