“Equity produced by SUS,” says Gastão Wagner

When a well being specialist carries out his exercise within the public sector, he’s not recognized with a badge from the Unified Health System (USS). “Nobody works at SUS. Professionals can declare to work in hospitals, well being facilities, however nobody identifies the SUS and this hinders the picture of the system”, says Gastão Wagner de Souza Campos, professor on the Faculty of Medical Sciences at Unicamp and one of many creators of the SUS.

For him, the ramifications of care on the municipal, state, and federal ranges, at universities, hospitals, and well being facilities, type one thing of a “Tower of Babel,” with nothing in frequent to determine care as an consequence of the general public well being system. The trainer is the interviewee of the brand new episode of the Análise videocast out there on the TV Unicamp Youtube channel.

lack of visibility

Another drawback is the obvious intention to devalue the achievements and attain of the Unified Health System, which commonly serves 70% of the inhabitants topic to social inequalities. The professor factors out that the SUS is in opposition to the pursuits of teams of docs and businessmen who defend the regulation of the market within the administration of well being care. In surveys concerning the system, the center class who don’t use SUS price it decrease than their very own customers. “But SUS created capital, was in a position to attain the poorest sections of the inhabitants and altered so much,” says Gastao.

The lack of visibility of the significance of public well being additionally impacts funding issues. Despite being one of many liable for growing life expectancy amongst kids below 5 and over 60, SUS is below stress from liberal considering that criticizes public insurance policies. Gastao says that in these 32 years, municipalities have doubled their funding, states have elevated by 20 p.c, however the federal authorities has solely adjusted for inflation. The supreme, based on the professor, would then be to double the sources, which at this time attain 130 billion reais per 12 months. In addition, it will likely be essential to stability allocations for major care, which at the moment serves 48% of the inhabitants and receives 30% of the funds.

The function of SUS in the course of the pandemic, the analysis and partnerships with Unicamp, the individuals who applied the system and the outcomes of HumanizaSUS’ fixed seek for enhancements in fundamental well being care had been additionally mentioned in the course of the interview.

well being is independence

To enhance the picture of SUS, Unicamp launched the marketing campaign in September “Health is independence – Unicamp and SUS”. Iperformed by the Unicamp Institute for Advanced Studies (IdEA) Public Health and Action Research Group, the marketing campaign goals to focus on the SUS, its achievements, challenges and the connection with the college after its implementation.

A documentary which brings collectively testimonies and pictures recalling the historical past of SUS implementation and the scope of the work carried out was launched this Thursday (6). Directed and edited by Diego Padgurschi, the manufacturing and interviews are signed by Samy Charanek, and the photographs are by Marcelo Justo and Vitor Serrano. The coordination was in command of the IdEA coordinator, Cristiano Lira Filho, with an argument by Gastao Wagner.

As a part of the marketing campaign actions, promotional objects had been additionally scattered on the entrances of Unicamp in Campina and at strategic factors on the campus.

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