Source: Monitor Mercantil, 27/08/2007
The complaint was made by the Chamber of Medicines of the Brazilian Institute of Ethics in Competition (Etco). The chamber gathers the large industries, responsible for 70% of the sector's production, and lists other numbers: with tax evasion it would be possible to increase spending on hospitalizations by the Ministry of Health by 50%; expand the distribution of medicines by the Unified Health System (SUS) by 42%; and with the difference in price spent on similar drugs instead of official generics, it would be possible to increase the drug consumption potential of the poorest 50% by 20%.
The importance of public security policies in the fight against organized crime
Partnership and integration are key words, since the exchange of intelligence information between the forces of repression, whether at the municipal, state or federal level, is fundamental to undermining the power of the powerful.