Hall calls the Bolsa Família beneficiaries to mandatory monitoring

Children up to seven years, women between 14 e 44 years, including pregnant women, registered no program, They must attend the Basic Health Unit (UBS).
10/11/2016 13h57 - Updated 11/11/2016 10h40
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The beneficiaries of the Bolsa Família Program (PBF) They were summoned to mandatory periodic monitoring conducted by Manaus city. Children up to seven years, women between 14 e 44 years, including pregnant women, registered no program, They must attend the Basic Health Unit (UBS) with the necessary documentation. Lack of monitoring required by the Ministry of Social Development (MDS) can generate the suspension of benefit to families.

The coordinator of Health Action Nutrition (Easy) the Municipal Health (Sems), dietitian Tania Batista, He recalled that the follow-up began last July and, in the second half, It is Day 31 December as the deadline for completion of work.

The goal is to meet Semsa 114.415 families benefiting from the program. Until October, They have been met 33.978, more missing 80.437 to be met in the last two months of the year. "Therefore, it is critical that families seek UBS to ensure the monitoring and, thereby, ensure continuity of benefit ", said Tania.

It is important to note that the action of the program reaches different audiences. Until October, 83% quilombola families and 57% indigenous families registered, They had performed the obligatory monitoring.

The municipal secretary of Health, Homero de Miranda Neto Lion, It points out that the units of the municipal network are prepared to receive more than 80 thousand families who have not attended for compulsory monitoring.

"We recommend that those who can, attend immediately to UBS, avoiding leaving this commitment for the last days of the year ", directs the secretary.

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To be answered, families should take the 'Card Bolsa Familia', the vaccine passbook of children and pregnant women. Na UBS, health teams carry out monitoring of children's development, with updating vaccines, in addition to providing parents, information on reproductive planning and referral to health promotion programs available in public Manaus.

Bolsa Família is a national program that benefits families in poverty, with up intakes 170 reais per capita, and extreme poverty, with 85 reais per capita.

More information can be obtained during business hours, by telephone (92) 3236-7125, by the Coordination of Health Nutrition Actions (Easy) Department of Primary Care (DAP / Semsa).


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