Brazilian Health Ministry approves BRL 19.5 million for reforming of hospital network in Alagoas
The Ministry of Health, Brazil has approved a grant of BRL 19.5 million to expand and improve access of National Health System (SUS) users to services such as consultation, examination, diagnosis, surgery, and cancer treatment for the people living in 102 municipalities in the state of Alagoas. The aim is to improve healthcare services to patients through more investments in each municipality. The money will be used to expand and improve the population’s access to consultations, examinations, diagnoses, clinical, surgical, oncological treatment, rehabilitation, pre- and postoperative follow-ups and Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The feature will also allow the realization of transplants, treatment of rare diseases and obesity, orthopedics, neurology, and burned and cardiovascular, among others. New features will be added to the average budget and high complexity of the state of Alagoas, which will be transferred monthly by the Ministry of Health to the states and municipalities.
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