publicado em 29/04/2013 às 23h36:00
   Dê o seu voto:

Hospital pediatric emergency UFRJ closes for lack of medical

The unit's director says it is difficult to keep professionals due to the low wages and lack of benefits

font size

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 emergency department of the Institute of Pediatrics Martagão Gesteira, linked to the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), was closed by the direction of the unit due to lack of medical and hospital supplies. The institute, located in Fundão Island in northern Rio, meets serious pediatric cases.

According to director Edimilson Migowski, the emergence of the institute was the only one university hospital in Rio that worked for 24 hours and has been closed since Friday (26). The director pointed out that it is difficult to keep doctors in the unit due to the low salary.

These doctors are younger, receive a third or a quarter of what it would gain in other hospitals. They have no employment, no formal or benefits, as the thirteenth [salary]. I can not keep these people earning so little, said the director.

About the shortage of supplies, Migowski reported that two months ago a change in the criteria for purchases created a difficulty in the acquisition of drugs and supplies. According to him, lacking administrative sector employees to take care of the formalities of the bids, as many have left the unit, for various reasons, and there was no replacement of staff.

In a statement, the president of UFRJ, Carlos Levi, said the university is providing support to the direction of the institute to promote the actions needed in order for the sector to be resumed at the earliest possible. According to Levi, today (29) the rectory and the institute will organize a task force, comprised of servers from other sectors of the university, with the goal of strengthening the purchasing hospital.

The dean said this month were published tender notices for more than 100 vacancies for technical and administrative UFRJ, including emergency medical pediatric dentist for pediatrics and hospital administrator.

  • Share this pageShare this page
  • Share this pageCorrect
  • ShareShare
  • AlertAlert
Reduced link: 
  • You are recommending this story: Hospital pediatric emergency UFRJ closes for lack of medical
  • Fill in the following form to send your recommendation to your friend:

  • You are suggesting a correction for this story: Hospital pediatric emergency UFRJ closes for lack of medical

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:
Institute of Pediatrics Martagão Gesteira    lack of doctors in the Pediatric Hospital of UFRJ    Federal University of Rio de Janeiro   
Leave your comment
(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
Informe Saúde printed version

Recommend the portal
Close [X]
  • You are recommending this story:
  • Fill in the following form to send your recommendation to your friend:

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