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Wolbachia method to control dengue may return to plenary

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The Health Authority approves the project approved in the first round, through which the state will encourage partnerships to develop biological control of the Aedes aegypti mosquito.

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Include or contain the Wolbachia method In the actions of the state To avoid arboviruses, especially: Dengue fevercan now return to the plenary session of the Legislative Assembly of Minas Gerais (ALMG) for a final vote. This issue was addressed in Bill (PL) 1,991/24, which was analyzed on Wednesday (7/10/24) by the Health Committee, in the second round.

The Rapporteur, Deputy Dr. Wilson Batista (PSD), agreed to keep in the second round the same text that the plenary had approved in the first vote (loser format, with changes in procedure).

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What is called the Wolbachia method? Works in biological control of mosquitoes Egyptian locustan arbovirus transmitter. It consists of a vaccine Egyptian locust The bacteria of the same name. When present in mosquitoes, the bacteria prevent dengue, Zika, chikungunya and yellow fever viruses from developing inside them, helping to reduce disease.

The idea is that the reproduction of mosquitoes inoculated with Wolbachia bacteria will gradually reduce the number of virus carriers.

The original project was authored by Deputy Gustavo Santana (PL). As approved in the vote in the first plenary session and maintained by the rapporteur of the second round, the text adds a provision dealing with the method in the current legislation. In this case, Law No. 19,482 of 2011, which provides for measures to prevent and combat the spread of Aedes aegypti.

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The new article says that The State will encourage public-private partnerships to develop the Wolbachia method as a complementary measure. To control measures for other arboviruses. To this end, the State will adopt mechanisms to monitor it and inform the population about it.

Encouragement of production of inputs for the unified use system has been approved.

In the same meeting on Wednesday (10), the Committee analyzed the projects still being processed in the first round, such as PL 3.559/22, by Deputy Celínio Centrocel (PCdoB), which created the State Policy to Strengthen the Minas Gerais State Inputs Producers of the Unified Health System (ForneceSUS), as reported by Dr. Wilson Batista.

The rapporteur presented a new text (alternative No. 1), which preserves the essence of the original content and corrects the errors discovered when citing previous laws. The draft law still needs to be analyzed by the Economic Development and Financial Inspection Committees and the Budget Committee before proceeding to the vote in the first plenary session.

Examples of active health inputs include pharmaceuticals, drugs, equipment and materials for hospital use. According to the project author, Covid-19 Pandemic He highlighted the importance of strengthening production chains, as well as For several months, basic commodities were in limited supply.affecting patients and healthcare workers.

The Rapporteur supports this note, noting that while entities such as the Brazilian Societies of Emergency Medicine and Brazilian Intensive Medicine have spoken of the seriousness of the potential shortage of medicines due to the lack of a stronger production base, Infringement on Brazilian independence and favouring the practice of abusive prices.

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According to the text for the promotion of the sector, the producer of Minas Gerais inputs for the SUS system is the enterprise that has its National Classification of Economic Activities (Cnae) in an industrial sector that includes Manufacturing of inputs and finished products for the hospital and pharmaceutical sector; It usually makes sales to SUS and has its headquarters or production unit in the state.

Public bodies and organizations are exempt from obtaining Cnae. In addition to the guidelines, the text presents the policy objectives as strengthening the autonomy of the State in the productive health sector; strengthening the unified health system and expanding the population's access to health care.

As well as promoting social integration, generating employment and income, and providing tax incentives and credits for the production chain through official institutions, including the Development Bank.

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