Mexico City / 02.08.2021 17:02:50
Parents of children with cancer, grouped in various organizations, announced that On August 4, they will attend the morning conference of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, in order to request by legal means that show the contracts and agreements through which they are acquiring the different cancer drugs.
Through a statement, the National Movement for Health, Nicoatole Foundation, Renaser, Causa en Común, among other groups indicated that for this purpose, they will deliver the acknowledgments of receipt of the more than 220 amparos “that have been processed throughout the country, thus exercising our right to petition.”
“In this way we will notify the district courts of the delivery or not of these agreements and contracts, as well as the response of the Executive and their respective secretaries. We hereby inform you that the drugs that the federal government presumes you have already purchased, Most of the hospitals in the country have not yet arrived and where they have done it, it has been a trickle”They accused.
The above, then that López Obrador affirmed on July 27 that there is a sufficient supply of cancer drugss, as a result of the collaboration between the Institute of Health for Wellbeing (Insabi) and the United Nations Office for Project Services (Unops), where 220 drug keys were acquired for cancer patients.
“Fortunately, the medicines are already available, they were bought abroad in several countries so that they are not lacking,” said the president.
At that time, he maintained that thanks to the Foreign Ministry, Mexican embassies in other countries supported the achievement of 28 high-consumption cancer codes. While the Secretary of Health, Jorge Alcocer Varela, detailed that the demand of the health sector included 1,840 keys; 217 million 329 thousand 862 pieces were purchased and 26.2 million were delivered.