Health Ministry Releases R$152 million for Emergency Aid to Rio’s Health System

The emergency aid to the municipality, which is experiencing salary arrears, shortage of medicines and compromised care in several units, was negotiated during the mayor's trip to Brasília.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The municipality of Rio de Janeiro will be allocated R$152 million by the Ministry of Health to invest in the health area.

The agreement was signed yesterday, December 13th, by the interim minister of health, João Gabbardo, and the mayor of Rio, Marcelo Crivella, at the City Palace, headquarters of the municipal administration, in Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro.

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