06/08/2021 p 10:53
06/08/2021 p 10:53
For the first time in the city’s history, Ijuí reached more than 70% of the population registered in the Primary Care Network. The registration is the result of work defined by the federal government, through a decree published in 2019, when the “Previne Brasil” program was created, which creates a new funding model for the cost of primary health care within the scope of the standardized system. Health system: In practical terms, this means that residents need to change the place of care in family health strategies, or ESFs. Due to the change, in January of this year, the Ijuí Department of Health began a feasibility study to reassign primary care areas in the municipality.
In order to guide and inform the community about changes in places of care, municipal health agents have begun to visit residents, at which time the above-mentioned registration is also being carried out. The change in service locations actually started on April 1.
According to the operations management coordinator for the municipal health department in Ijuí, Eliezer Luginski, some people still have some resistance to change, but the community is gradually realizing that the change will bring benefits in the short and long term. “Re-maps and new registration allow access to more people by outpatient clinics and community health agents, consistent with one of the SUS guidelines, which is universality and universality of service,” comments Eliezer, who says the municipality has Ijuí team and conditions to provide all residents with the service, And not just some sites. He says that it is necessary to equally distribute service and quality to the population, because everyone needs and uses SUS daily.
Source: Radio Progresso de Ijuí
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