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Over 50% of the mammogram SUS are underutilized across the country

Ministry of Health organized the task force that will inspect mammography services and find out why the inappropriate use

 
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The Health Ministry will launch in mammography audit available for the public. Currently, the Unified Health System (SUS) has 1,645 machines, of which 50.87% are below their ability to perform exams. The action of the task force was set up on Wednesday (27), by order published in the Official Gazette. The group has ten days to put together a strategy of action and 60 days to deliver the report. The goal is to verify the production of equipment for its operation and make distribution more efficient.

The number of mammography units is sufficient to meet the demand of the SUS, but they have low productivity. We will do a task force to know the status of each unit of the NHS and ensure access to the examination, Alexander Padilla said the minister, during a meeting this week with auditors of SUS, Brasília. During the event, were also discussed priority actions have drawn audit by the Health Ministry this year.

The analysis will be coordinated by the National Audit Office of the SUS (Denasus), which has representatives in every state. The action is one of the ramifications of the National Plan for Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer of the Cervix and breast cancer, launched on March 22.

Denasus Besides, the task force will involve the Audit Services and Audit Divisions of the 26 states. Representatives also participate in the strategy of the National Council of Municipal Health Secretariat, National Council of Secretaries of Health, National Agency for Sanitary Vigilance Agency (Anvisa), Department of Ombudsman of the SUS, the National Cancer Institute (Inca) and Department of Specialized Care.

According to the director of Denasus, Adalberto Fulgencio, the department will submit, within ten days, the roadmap survey. We are outlining the operational plan for the evaluation of mammography in 780 municipalities. This action will feature the expertise of the Inca, as the technical assessment, and Anvisa to check irregularities.

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