General
publicado em 04/10/2011 às 20h41:00
   Dê o seu voto:

MS will provide $ 550 million to reduce elective surgery queues

Money will be applied in specialties most in demand and those chosen by local managers

 
font size
A-
A+

Some pieces of information on this page may have been automatically translated. Makernews is not responsible for the irregularities resulting from these translations. When in doubt,      consult the original text.



The Ministry of Health will provide $ 550 million for elective surgery until the end of 2012 in all states and the Federal District, beyond what is already spent by the government this kind of procedure in the country. The funds will be used in specialties most in demand and those chosen by local managers as the reality of their region. In addition, the total, $ 50 million will be allocated to municipalities with 10% or more of its population in extreme poverty. The strategy was released on Tuesday (4) and published in Diário Oficial da União.

According to the secretary of Health Care Ministry of Health, Helvécio Magellan, through the new features of MS is possible to increase access to elective surgery.

He said the port was built in conjunction with the managers of municipalities and, therefore, part of the funds will be allocated to an assessment from the Departments of Health on local demands.

He explains that there will be monitoring the increase in production and application of funds in the sector, because if necessary, there will be reallocation of resources.

Of the total funds provided, $ 350 million is targeted at priority selected as elective surgery, according to the demands presented by the states. Are $ 200 million to perform cataract surgery and $ 150 million for treatment of varicose veins and orthopedic surgeries in urology, ophthalmology and otolaryngology, including removal of tonsils.

Another R $ 150 million will meet the demands presented by the state management as the realities of their regions. The remaining $ 50 million is to increase access to cataract surgery in cities with population in extreme poverty. The action benefits 2,555 cities.

According to the strategy set up by the Ministry of Health, $ 200 million will be transferred to the states and municipalities within the budget this year and $ 350 million next year.

Source: Isaude.net
   Palavras-chave:   Elective surgery    Ministry of Health    MS    Magalhães Helvécio   
  • Share this pageShare this page
  • Share this pageCorrect
  • ShareShare
  • AlertAlert
Reduced link: 
  • You are recommending this story: MS will provide $ 550 million to reduce elective surgery queues
  • Fill in the following form to send your recommendation to your friend:

  • You are suggesting a correction for this story: MS will provide $ 550 million to reduce elective surgery queues


Receba notícias do iSaúde no seu e-mail de acordo com os assuntos de seu interesse.
Seu nome:
Seu email:
Desejo receber um alerta com estes assuntos:
Elective surgery    Ministry of Health    MS    Magalhães Helvécio   
Comments:
Comment
Leave your comment
Close
(Required fields are marked with an *)

(Your email address will never be published or shared.)

Enter the letters and numbers below and click in the button "send"

  • Twitter iSaúde
advertising
Informe Saúde printed version

Recommend the portal
Close [X]
  • You are recommending this story: http://www.isaude.net
  • Fill in the following form to send your recommendation to your friend:

RSS news from the portal  iSaúde.net
Get the newsletter of the portal  iSaúde.net
Recommend the portal iSaúde.net
News from  iSaúde.net in your blog or website.
Get news on the subject of your interest.
© 2000-2011 www.isaude.net Todos os direitos reservados.