Ministry of Health enables UPA of Tabatinga to receive federal funds

The place will receive R $ 100 thousand per month to drive services maintenance.
15/09/2016 11h53 - Updated 15/09/2016 11h53
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The Emergency Unit of the city of Tabatinga (a 1.105 kilometers from Manaus straight) It was authorized by the Ministry of Health (MS) to receive resources of R $ 100 thousand per month to drive services maintenance. inaugurated in 2014 the State Department of Health (Sesame), UPA Tabatinga works in a complex that houses the drive and Maternity Nurse Celina Villatrez Ruiz and has cost monthly maintenance of R $ 3,8 millions, banked by the State Government.

The announcement was made by Health Minister, Ricardo Bastos, during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, for balance sheet presentation of folder actions, this Wednesday (14). The MS will allocate R $ 1 billion to offer 1.401 new services in Hospitals and Philanthropic Hospitals and costing 99 Upas, in addition to expanding the supply of medicines and technologies across the country.

"It is a feature that comes in handy, amid a crisis that has forced us to make a huge effort to keep running all health units. In the case of UPA of Tabatinga, is the first time we received from the Ministry of Health resources to fund ", said Governor Jose Melo, which is in Brasilia fulfilling extensive agenda seeking federal funds to the state.

According to the state Secretary of Health, Pedro Elias de Souza, the resource is an important aid for the maintenance of the services offered by the UPA. Built to ease the flow of patients, until then seen at Tabatinga Garrison Hospital, the complex has, in the Emergency Department, with two offices for clinical care of emergency care. Motherhood has 20 beds. To support and diagnostic support, the health unit has x-ray, ultrasonography, laboratory tests and mammography device.

As or MS, the ordinance enabling the 99 UPAS, including the city of Tabatinga will be published in the coming weeks and the transfers begin to be paid in October. Thereby, 100% the units that operated without the consideration of the Ministry of Health, now receive monthly values.

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