Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Civil servants from Brazil visited LIF

     Civil servants from San Pablo, Brazil visited LIF. They are studying a master’s degree in Administration in the “Universidad Nacional de San Pablo, Brasil”.
     The meeting was organized by the Master’s Degree in Administration of the “Facultad de Ciencias Económicas - UNL”, as an exchange activity between both Schools.
     First, LIF’s Board of Directors welcomed the visitors.
     Then, José Berardo and Federico Lanche Bode, LIF’s staff members, gave a lecture about LIF’s planning model.
     Finally, the LIF’s facilities were shown to the foreign visitors.

Teachers of the “Escuela Técnica (Technical School) Nº 527 - Bicentenario de la Patria” visited LIF

Seven teachers from the “Escuela Técnica Nº 527 - Bicentenario de la Patria” visited LIF.

     The main objective for them was to know the place where their students make the practice in the last year prior to graduation.
     First, they watched the institutional video in the MUR and then visited the LIF’s facilities.
     Silvina Mugni, Leandro De Greef, Edgardo Ramírez, Facundo Arques and Melina Uriarte (LIF’s staff members) participated in this meeting.

LIF and LEM offered the best prices in the international tender of the National Health Ministry

It was in the international public tender N° 04/16 to buy essential medicines for Healthcare Primary.

     LIF and LEM* participated in the international public tender N° 04/16. This tender was organized by Nation’s Health Ministry to buy essential medicines for Healthcare Primary.
     The bid took place on August 18th, 2016, at National Health Ministry’s headquarters, in Buenos Aires city.
     LIF offered the best price for Metformin 500 mg (10.119.708 tablets).
     On the other hand, LEM offered the best prices for Betamethasone LEM 0,1% x 15 gr (347.189 tubes) and Miconazole LEM x 15 gr (408.372 tubes). Both in cream.
     National Health Ministry organized this tender through the Health Universal Coverage than it is a program to promote the Primary Healthcare.

     LIF and LEM are usual providers of medicines of the National Health Ministry through public tenders and direct purchases between both states.
     Since 2008, LIF has delivered more than 150.000.000 of tablets. Paracetamol, Amoxicillin, Cefalexin, Metformin, Glibenclamide and Enalapril were some of the LIF’s medicines produced.
     On the other hand, since 2009, LEM has delivered more than 2.700.000 tubes. Betametasone LEM 0,1% x 15 gr. and Miconazole LEM x 15 gr were the LEM´s medicines produced.

*LEM: Laboratorio de Especialidades Medicinales Sociedad del Estado de la Municipalidad de Rosario - Medicinal Specialties Laboratory, State Sociaity from Rosario Town Hall.

Friday, July 1, 2016

Lecture about public production of medicines at UBA

It took place on May 24th, at the UBA* Medicine School. LIF’s Director Carlos Arques participated.

     “Lecture about public production of medicines: health system demand and political boundary” was the name of this activity. It was organized by the “Colectivo Sanitario Andrés Carrasco” and “Red de Medicamentos Alames”.
     The meeting took place at the Council Room of the UBA* Medicine School.
     LIF’s Director Carlos Arques, gave a lecture named: “Evolutions of the production facilities - Needs for Investment and Legal Framework ”.

*UBA: Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires - National University of Buenos Aires.

LIF participated in the VII Jornadas de Modernización Estatal y Administración Gubernamental

It took place on June 16th, in Santa Fe city. LIF’s Director César Daniel Salomón gave a lecture.
     The lecture was organized by “the Consejo Profesional de Ciencias Económicas de la Provincia de Santa – Cámara I”, “the Colegio de Graduados de Ciencias Económicas” and the “Facultad de Ciencias Económicas de la Universidad Nacional del Litoral.”
     “Public management by outcomes at Open Government” was the main topic for this activity.
     “LIF, a management model guided to results" was the name of the lecture of Daniel Salomón.
     “LIF has many results to show about its experience as public company where its management and objectives have been guided to results. Today, after almost seventy years, LIF’s history and present helped it become an efficient tool to give answers to the health public system in Santa Fe province”, said Daniel Salomón.

LIF participated in the “Congreso Unificado de Cirugía”

The lecture took place in Santa Fe city. LIF participated with an institutional stand.

     The lecture was organized by the Associations of Surgery, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy of Santa Fe together with the Surgery Services of the Hospitals J. M. Cullen and J. B Iturraspe. It took place in the Convention Centre of the Estación Belgrano in Santa Fe city, on June 9th and 10th.
     During these days, physicians, nurses and technicians in surgical instrumentation attended this meeting. They received theoretical and practical training.
     LIF participated with an institutional stand where staff members gave information about public production of medicine.
     At the beginning of the lecture, Miguel González (Health Minister of Santa Fe province), Leonardo Martínez (Health Secretary of Santa Fe city), Juan Pablo Poletti (President of the Association of Surgery of Santa Fe) and Sergio Nahas (Hospital Sirio Libanes - San Pablo - Brasil) welcomed the attendees.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

International referents visited LIF

International referents from Ecuador, México, Brasil, Colombia, Chile and España visited LIF.

     The International Relations Secretary of Santa Fe province, organized this activity in which different international referents visited LIF.
     Cecilia Chacon Castillo (“Viceprefecta del gobierno provincial de Tungurahua - Ecuador”), Amalia Garcia Medina (“Secretaria de Trabajo y Fomento del Empleo - México DF”); Darlene Testa (“Responsable de la Agenda Municipal de Trabajo Decente - San Pablo, Brasil”); Cristhian Ortega (“Consultor - Colombia”); Luis Riffo (ILPES CEPAL - Chile); Lina Gast (“Referente de Red Ciudades y Gobiernos Locales Unidos - Barcelona, España”) were received by Diego Bruno (LIF’s Director), Roberto Ganín (General Manager) and Carlos Minatti (LIF’s Trustee).
     During the meeting, the visitors watched an institutional video and then they received information about public production of medicines.
     After that, they visited the LIF’s facilities.