DAILYPHARMA | 09.21.2022 – 19:53
The extraordinary plenary session of the Interterritorial Council of the National Health System (CISNS) has approved this Wednesday the Declaration of Coordinated Actions (DAC) against Monkeypox or Monkeypox. It is a document that has been worked on with the autonomous communities and cities in order to formalize the information related to vaccination against this virus.
The DAC is the result of the work of the General Secretariat of Digital Health and the autonomous communities and cities and includes the commitment to carry out vaccination against Monkeypox following the recommendations approved by the Public Health Commission.
It also specifies that the autonomous communities and cities will provide information from the records and information systems of vaccines against Monkeypox, or from any other information system within the framework of competences, to the State Vaccination Registry (REGVACU), managed by the Ministry of Health. These data will be sent on a weekly basis.
On the other hand, at the meeting the Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, shared with the SNS Health advisers the arrival of 44 million doses of vaccines adapted to variants against Covid-19 for the next vaccination campaign. vaccination with the booster dose that will start next Monday in Spain.
In addition, the distribution of funds for a total of 188.4 million euros has been taken to the plenary session, of which 16 will be for Mental Health and 172.4 for Primary Care, which were already announced in the last Council of Ministers
In this sense, the CISNS has approved the distribution of 172,425,000 euros for the development of the Primary and Community Care Action Plan, after its approval in the Council of Ministers on Tuesday. Among the different co-financed actions are those aimed at “increasing the resolution capacity of Primary Care, through the identification of diagnostic procedures that can be done from Primary Care and that are now carried out from Hospital Care”.
They will also serve for the acquisition of equipment that improves diagnostic capacity. Likewise, these funds will be used to optimize the administrative processes carried out in Primary Care to achieve the necessary agility or to implement SNS strategies such as the Cancer Strategy with, for example, the promotion of cervical screening; o The Chronicity Management Strategy in polymedicated patients, with more effective care. Among other measures, these funds will aim to strengthen community orientation and health promotion.
As for the funds, the Mental Health Plan is aimed at optimizing comprehensive mental health care in all areas of the SNS, within which improvements in digital transformation are found. In addition, this financing includes mechanisms and actions to fight against the stigmatization of people with mental health problems and against addictions with or without substances.
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