Shanghai: During the lockdown, the problem of Shanghai citizens’ difficulty in dispensing drugs was solved like this

2022-06-14 0 By

According to a press conference on Shanghai’s epidemic prevention and control work held this morning, the medical security of residents in the locked-in areas will be arranged by the street, town or village committees in collaboration with local medical institutions in the form of grid, etc., to map residents’ health needs, establish a prescription demand ledger and implement classified management.The community arranges volunteers to take medicine for common and chronic diseases of residents by dispensing drugs on behalf of local community health service centers.Community health service centers can also implement the advantage side policy for chronic patients with long-term drug use, and can dispense medicine for up to 3 months.At the same time, the family doctor team also takes the initiative to connect with the contracted residents in the community to understand their needs and provide services.For specialized drugs that cannot be allocated in primary-level medical institutions, such as psychiatric drugs and specialized drugs for tumor treatment, the community and village committees play the role of volunteers, register and summarize residents’ relevant drug dispensing information, form drug dispensing teams, and go to the special Windows of designated hospitals to get drugs.At the same time, residents can also use Internet hospitals for follow-up visits and prescriptions.At present, Shanghai has approved 85 medical institutions to obtain the qualification of Internet hospital, and most of them deliver drugs through the platform of Sinopharmaceutical, Shanghai Opharmaceutical and other enterprises. Due to the recent sealing control of drug warehouses, elimination of express sites, isolation of couriers and other factors, the delivery time of drugs has been extended.Shanghai has stepped up efforts to connect logistics platforms to restore transport capacity as soon as possible to guarantee residents’ demand for medicines.Source CCTV news client editor Hu Decheng process editor Liu Weili