Last week, the Health Minister (SES) released another resolution in which new funding for R $ 260,000 in support of 11 communities in the control of Aedes. The amounts are transferred from the state health fund to the municipal health fund at a single rate and vary between R $ 20,000 and R $ 400, depending on the population of each community. Consult the list of new communities considered. Taking into account the five resolutions published so far, 328 municipalities were granted a total of R $ 12.7 million.
With the financial incentive, municipalities can strengthen the measures to combat dengue fever, Zika and pitch Chikungunya. Activities that can be performed include the commissioning of endemic control agents, the training of professionals in hospital care, the preparation and reproduction of informative imagery, the procurement of mobilization support materials and the cleaning of areas
SES has as its strategy the Allocation of resources to communities with high or very high dengue incidence set to avoid deaths. Accordingly, according to the Epidemiological Bulletin for the Monitoring of Cases of Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika Viruses, communities with high incidence in resolutions with supplementary financial incentive will be considered by June 30
to gain access to the financial incentives, Each community must sign a letter of commitment in the Public Health Resolutions Management System (SIG-RES). Signing is required as local governments must follow the guidelines and regulations when executing the funds.
Other Measures – Measures to control dengue fever, Zika and Chikungunya in Minas, take place throughout the year and are intensified during the warmer months when disease transmission occurs more frequently. As part of these measures, SES released a grant for the emergency care units (UPA) from 32 communities last week. The complaint, totaling around R $ 17 million, relates to six rates of state compensation for the 24-hour emergency department (UPA).
In addition to the UPA bonds and resolutions, SES explained the public health emergency situation in the communities covered by the macro-regions Health Center, Northwest, North, West, Triângulo do Norte and Triângulo do Sul. With this action, which was published in the Official Journal on 23 April, resources can be mobilized
Another measure to reduce the number of cases is the establishment of a task force composed of representatives of Aedes aegypti and representatives of the disease-causing virus infected persons. State Health and the National Health Foundation (Funasa). The action covers several areas of the SES and focuses on strengthening the local authority control officers who will visit the homes, businesses, public facilities and open land for the collection of waste and the use of larvicides, if necessary.
We highlight the drafting of state and local emergency plans. From the stage in which the municipality is located, some actions are initiated by the state. The monitoring of the municipal indicators of the Health Monitoring Program of the State of Minas Gerais (Promavs)