partial Ministry of Health data (MS) released on Thursday (02/01) show that the Amazon is the Brazilian state that best accompanies the beneficiaries of the Bolsa Familia program in health.
According to the data, until Thursday, 79,3% the Bolsa Família beneficiaries in the Amazon received monitoring in health.
Bolsa Família is an income transfer program of the Federal Government. One of the conditions for accession and remain in the program is that the family perform the medical care of children, women and pregnant women.
With information about the health of children and women, health agencies can develop and / or improve public policy in the area. The level of monitoring of the Amazon is higher than the national average, that is 70,63%.
According to the Deputy Executive Secretary of the Interior Specialized Care, to Sesame, Cássio Holy Spirit, the good performance of the Amazon is due to good family health coverage recorded in inland districts.
"One of the things that make this monitoring is the high health coverage ratio of the family inside, which is 93,7%. This coverage allows the monitoring of families that make up the Bolsa Família is satisfactory ", Cassius says.
With the percentage of 79,3%, Amazonas is ahead of states such as Minas Gerais (78,99%) and Tocantins (78,60%).
The monitoring target for the Amazon is 80,5% the beneficiaries of the Bolsa Família, or represents 746.816 beneficiaries. The Amazon is expected to reach the goal, whereas the deadline for consolidating data 2019 closes on 15 from January.
Until this deadline, Food and Nutrition Technical area of the Department of Primary Care (they) the Susam hold actions to encourage the municipalities to increase their monitoring coverage.
The Department of Primary Health Care (Saps) MS should disclose a new part next week.