Leaders of the National Association of Nurses of Panama (Anep), representatives of the Social Security Fund (CSS) and the Ministry of Health (Minsa), they sat down to talk this wednesday about requests from Payments from validity expired, for postgrads studiess y appointment from stays, performed by nurses.
In the meeting, what had been ruled before the called a unemployment from 24 hours made by the Anep, the Minister of Health participates, Luis Francisco Sucre, Ana Reyes on behalf of Nurses and representatives from CSS.
In the meeting I know attend the requests de the Anep, same as reported by the doctor Alessandro Ganci, advisor to the higher office of the Ministry of Health, before starting the dialogue, it was already being negotiated “and they have full knowledge of the procedures.”
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Ganchi had also said that “thes answers at requests made by him guild from nurses will be giveneven though they have made the decision to take forceful measures. ”
The nurses is it so requesting the payment of expired terms, on which the Minsa has declared that they have advanced 95% of the payments corresponding to the period from 2014 to 2019, to 432 nurses, leaving 33 nurses pending, which must be canceled soon.
In addition, they also request the pay for studies from postgraduate, On which the Minsa indicated that to make the disbursements it is necessary to update the profiles of existing positions and the creation of new positions of specialties to manage their payments, which was communicated to them in a meeting held with the Human Resources Department. on March 23, 2021.
As a third point the nurses are asking for the appointment of permanences and that according to the National Directorate of Human Resources there are more than 4,000 appointed public servants who remain in a temporary position and each one has made important efforts to attend the pandemic, for that reason it is important to indicate that we will gradually be making them permanent, in the event of placing savings within the fixed salary structure.
As indicated by the Anep, depending of resultdo from meeting will announce new Actions to take during next days.