The supply of medicines in the medical units of the Health sector It still cannot be 100 percent, since in general and comprehensive hospitals they have 85 percent, while in health centers they have 60 percent of the medicines necessary to serve the population, as confirmed by the Health Minister of the State Government, Cuitláhuac González Galindo.
The state official assured that the shortage of medicines, estimated at 15 percent in hospitals and 40 percent in health centers, was not a cause for concern, although he said he did not know what medicines were needed in the medical units.
He pointed out that these are not oncology drugs, as they are available as well as drugs for people in intensive care.
“85 percent of the drug supply in general and comprehensive hospitals and 60 percent in health centers is covered in oncology; yes, we have them; even in some cases, we have helped another facility meet their needs.” “We have done everything, and we have the treatment of the ontological patients that we have in the intensive care unit; we have the care,” he said.
In this sense, the Minister of Health pointed out that the unavailable medicines are not expensive, and therefore, if necessary, they will be purchased according to the demand in each medical unit.
He added that if there are no medications in the hospitals in the health sector, The patient can contact management so that the case can be discussed and a solution offered.