MORELIA – An incentive for the federal government to inform public policy on the supply of psychiatric drugs at the national level, District 11 local Representative Andrea Villanueva Cano proposed before the plenary. State Congresses, expedite regulatory processes for the supply of both substances and essential drugs, to treat various mental health conditions, in public and private institutions.
In a press release supported by all members of the 75th Legislature, Andrea Villanueva said that changes in drug supply and control policies have resulted in suffering for both families and patients who cannot control their mental illnesses. Essential medicines that in principle the health sector should provide.
In the presence of fathers and mothers of collective mothers of families on the autism spectrum, Villanueva Cano insisted that permission be issued for the commercialization of drugs for children on the autism spectrum, or ASD, as having the potential to “normalize”. “Life depends entirely on access to the drug, to proper treatment.
And that is, not only is there a shortage of drugs in the public health sector, but the private health sector is also unlikely to have access to essential drugs, leading to drug shortages in pharmacies and private hospitals, affecting all therapeutic groups. are happening month.
Villanueva Cano recalled that according to data from the Cero Desabasto Collective, in 2009 the IMSS had 5 million 40 thousand 111 unfilled prescriptions, a figure expected to rise to 9 million 958 thousand 100 prescriptions by the year 2022. According to data from the Ministry of Finance and Debt, higher health expenditures of the order of 20 billion pesos in 2022 were said to account for the treatment of cancer, diabetes, post-transplant and high blood pressure, despite less exercise. public.
“Those mental illnesses or disorders suffered by more than 15 million Mexicans, among which we find schizophrenia, ADHD, bipolarity, borderline disorder, anxiety, depression, to name a few, are going through a true journey to find their medicines Which means that today, only 1 in 5 Mexicans who suffer from a mental disorder receives treatment,” he explained.
In conclusion, Deputy Andrea Villanueva asked for sympathy for all the families and patients who suffer from this shortage, because by not providing them with the necessary medicines for their subsistence, they are deprived of the right of all people to a dignified life and integral development. has been denied.