Seville (EFE).- The Drug auction It will soon go down in the history of Andalusia, as announced by the President of the Government of Andalusia, Juanma Moreno, because in this legislature they will reform the pharmacy law as soon as possible.
Moreno, who closed the XXII National Pharmaceutical Congress which is being held SevilleIt said it would eliminate drug auctions by law “in the event of a change of government in the future, to make it more difficult, not to go back” and assured that the system, “a tool that has not worked for society or for pharmacy”.
He said that reform of the law would be carried out with participation, participation and proposals from the sector and reached an agreement between the public and private sectors.
Auction has expired
In practice, drug auctions are no longer carried out in Andalusia, following the expiration of the last one in force at the end of 2020 as it was set by the previous Socialist executive.
The drug auction was promoted by the Socialist government in 2011, where María Jesus Montero was the consultant, and they always rejected the PP and there was criticism from the sector, which even went against shortages, discrimination in access to drugs. market unit.
The Andalusian pharmacy law states that public calls can be made to select medicines from pharmaceutical laboratories whose proposal represents the lowest final cost for the Andalusian health service.
Moreno has always opted for access to medicine based on medical criteria and not savings and has condemned crime along with the rest of the Spanish.
The PSOE continues to defend the need for auctions in parliament as a measure of fairness and efficiency and estimates the savings achieved since 2011 at around 570 million euros.
Thank you pharmacist
On the other hand, the Executive of Andalusia thanked the Chief Pharmaceutical sector His work during the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, including a “magnificent, massive and professional” work.
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