Should the executive ratify a rule that grants free, universal and priority coverage to cancer patients? | OPINION

Updated on 07/02/2021 05:41 am

The Congress of the Republic approved this Thursday the National Cancer Law, it is the replacement text of bills 5834, 5977, 6827, 7106 and 7127, which guarantees universal, free and priority coverage of health services for all cancer patients.

With 101 votes in favor, lawmakers approved the rule. Likewise, with 99 votes in favor, he was exonerated from the second ballot. Now, the enactment of this measure remains in the hands of the Executive.

According to the initiative, the Ministry of Health must develop a National Cancer plan, and have an observatory.

With the bill it is proposed that patients be treated in any part of the country, prohibiting the denial of this treatment.

Given this, today’s question is:

Should the executive ratify a rule that grants free, universal and priority coverage to cancer patients?

Your answers will be published in this note and we will select the best ones to be published in the printed edition of Tomorrow’s Management.

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