16 March 2020 – Allocated the balance of the DPVAT fund to the Unified Health System

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Type of Intervention: Health services
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Ministry of Economy allocated the balance of the DPVAT fund, an insurance system for vehicle accidents, to the Unified Health System (more than R $ 4.5 billion) to directly fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Full details here: https://www.gov.br/economia/pt-br/assuntos/noticias/2020/marco/ministerio-da-economia-anuncia-medidas-para-diminuir-o-impacto-do-coronavirus-no-pais