Brazil’s Ministry of Health expands budget for healthcare services to Amazonas, Federal District and São Paulo regions
Brazil’s Ministry of Health has restructured the budget in order to expand the healthcare services provided to the population of Amazonas, Federal District and São Paulo. Federal District will receive BRL 3.7 million, intended to be used by Base Hospital of the Federal District, the Regional Hospital of Taguatinga, the Regional Hospital Sobradinho, the North Wing Regional Hospital, the Regional Hospital Ceilandia, the Hospital Regional Paranoa and the Regional Hospital Gama. The Amazon region will get BRL 2.7 million, intended to be used by General Jose Mendes Hospital, West Zone Child Hospital, Dr. Joao Lucio P. Machado Hospital and Dr. Bezerra de Araujo Jaristoteles Plato Hospital. The state of Sao Paulo will be provided BRL 580,600 to be used by the state to purchase medicine for treatment of thrombolysis and five-bed comprehensive care unit at the Santa Casa de Limeira (SP). The total BRL 7 million grant is additional to BRL 96 million announced by the Ministry of Health for 20 states.
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