PRESIDENT OF SIGIL CONSULTING GROUP PARTICIPATES IN THE MEETING FOR THE INCLUSION OF PERSONS WITH HI
In the framework of the meeting to present technical and financial advances for the inclusion of HIV / AIDS patients within the Dominican Social Security system, our President Economist Nelson Hernández intervened in the presentation and socialization of the proposal with other consultants Who studied different aspects of the problem.
With the study titled "Design of the technical, administrative and financial management model for the purchase and dispensing of antiretroviral in the framework of the National Program for Attention to the HIV + Population", Nelson Hernández determined the impact that the delivery of ARVs would have on the cost of Health and showed that the effect of the provision of such drugs does not have a significant impact on the system.
The meeting was chaired by CONAVIHSIDA Executive Director Víctor Terrero and CNSS General Manager Rafael Pérez Modesto who highlighted the importance of the meeting, while recalling that international donations have been financing the cost of antiretroviral will be in force Until 2015.
"Based on these criteria we are working ahead of time to ensure that this year more than 40 thousand patients are insured antiretroviral drugs through the Basic Health Plan. We understand that it is an urgent need, which can not be postponed anymore, "said CONAVIHSIDA's executive director.
Terrero said that patients living with HIV in the Dominican Republic can rest assured that their lives will not be endangered when the Global Fund program ends.