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Relatives of patients say that Albert Schweitzer Hospital lacks tape even |  Rio de Janeiro

Relatives of patients say that Albert Schweitzer Hospital lacks tape even | Rio de Janeiro

Relatives of patients at Albert Schweitzer Hospital, in Rilengo, in the western region of Rio, reported that the unit lacked basic supplies, such as adult diapers, ointments and adhesives.

Family members say so Need to buy the input themselves.

“I see they don’t have that white tape. They use the tape with difficulty. It’s rare. The nappies are gone and we’re really buying them,” said housewife Rosangela Konbam, who accompanies her husband who is hospitalized in the unit.

There is also a shortage of basic supplies for Luisa Teixeira’s sister.

“Diaper, tape, ointment. She came on the blanket, and they put her blanket over the bed and covered her, and covered her with TNT,” said the housewife.

Sheila Pereira is the daughter of one of the patients in the unit. She says health professionals strive to provide the service even without the input.

“They get more excited and nervous. How are they going to function if they don’t have them? It just doesn’t come at the time it should come. There has to be better organization, when he will end up in the hospital,” she said.

Silvana Souza da Silva said so She doesn’t have the resources to buy the products her mother-in-law needs.

“It’s very complicated, but we have to find a way, because it can’t be without diapers,” said the hostess.

Relatives of patients at Albert Schweitzer Municipal Hospital report a lack of essential supplies – Photo: RJ2

Hospital administration

The social organization (OS) Viva Rio took over the management of the unit in April of this year through a emergency contract. Contract lasts for six months I fell before 91 million Brazilian Real.

The company is participating in the bidding process, and is ongoing, to lead the unit in the next 12 months. According to the municipality of Rio, Viva Rio is the operating system that has the highest score among competitors.

In the Official Gazette dated August 25, Viva Rio emerged as the winner of the bid, but the AFNE organization has lodged an appeal, so there is still no final decision on the management of the unit. .’s new contract 197 Million Brazilian Real by One year.

Organization History

OS Viva Rio has a history of problems in managing municipal hospitals. In October 2018, claiming management problems, the city terminated the organization’s contract with Ronaldo Gasola Hospital, in Akari. The organization was fined 23 million Brazilian reals.

In 2019, Viva Rio obtained an injunction in court to suspend the sentence. In 2020, Rio City Hall The operating system is not eligible to participate in new bids.

However, this court decision was used so that, in April of this year, she could take over the management of Albert Schweitzer under an emergency contract.

In the administration of Mayor Eduardo Paes, a Viva Rio already has 5 contracts worth over R$1 billion..

What those involved say

The Municipal Health Service has stated that the selection process for which the organization will take over the Albert Schweitzer Hospital is still ongoing.

OS Viva Rio claimed that the unit had a request for help above the historical average, and said the input display had already been normalized.

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