MPF recommends agency regulation and hiring servers to the INSS in San Gabriel

insufficient number of employees in the agency's office in the municipality undertakes effectiveness in service delivery.
17/10/2016 12h13 - Updated 17/10/2016 12h13
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The Federal Public Ministry in the Amazon (MPF / AM) He recommended to the Executive Management of the National Social Security Institute (INSS), In Manaus, to take steps to regularize the Social Security Agency management (APS) São Gabriel da Cachoeira (city ​​located 852 kilometers from Manaus), in particular the appointment and capacity of servers in adequate numbers to meet needs in the city.

no document, MPF / AM calls for regularization of service in INSS agency in Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira no later than 60 days, beginning with the immediate appointment of any approved in the tender Organ 2015 for vacancies for municipality, which is predominantly inhabited by indigenous. The agency also requested the extension of the medical expert of the period of stay and social worker in the municipality, in order to end the limitation of visits per visit period and adequately meet the existing demand.

Para o MPF/AM, among other factors, the absence of public service that should be provided by the INSS because the camp growth popularly called Beiradão or "Blue Village", located on the banks of the Rio Negro. The camp consists of indigenous moving great distances, coming from their villages, to resolve disputes in the city, such as pensions and other social security benefits, and there end up staying in a state of marginality and social vulnerability for months.

According to the law 8.12/91, the security is everyone's right and duty of the State, guaranteed through social and economic policies to ensure the right on health, social security and social assistance. no document, MPF points out that the lack of adequate service causes damage to the population and indigenous moving to the city and the irregular attendance is omission of the state and may be subject to legal liability.

The INSS Executive Management in Manaus has 20 days to respond to the MPF on the compliance of the recommendation, must present timetable of steps to implement the measures outlined in the document.

poor and underserved - The Amazonas State Prosecutor (MP-AM) He had investigated the situation of the INSS in Sao Gabriel da Cachoeira, when it found a lack of service coverage. Lacked expert doctor and social worker to call in Agency, which prevents the granting and maintenance of disability benefits or benefit of continuing provision, sickness, disability retirement and other services.

In March this year, It was carried out inspection and survey information by the MPF on site, when it was confirmed the absence of staff in sufficient numbers to meet the public, besides the frequent unavailability of expert medical care and social worker, that they operate only twice a year.

The MPF also ascertained the absence of management at the agency that has a suitable profile for the access to the Social Security system to enable benefits or other services blocked, which consequently further limits the customer service.

Source: MPF-AM

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