Public Health Law N? 22585 - Regulation - Full Text Of The Norm

Original Language Title: SALUD PUBLICA LEY N? 22585 - REGLAMENTACION - Texto completo de la norma

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DECRECT N° 3.550

Approve the regulation of Act No. 22.585 on a national basis.

Bs. As., 31/10/840

VISTO that Law No. 22.585 establishes rules for the control and subsequent eradication, prevention and control of malaria disease, and


That article 25 of the legal text referred to provides that the executive branch shall regulate the law on a national basis.




Article 1.- Approve the body of attached provisions which constitutes the regulation of Law No. 22.585, which as Annex I is an integral part of this decree.

Art. 2°.- Please refer to the Ministry of Health and Social Action to dictate the complementary, clarification, or interpretative rules that require the application of the body of regulatory rules that are adopted.

Art. 3rd.- Contact, post, give to the Nacinal Directorate of the Official Register and archvese.

Aldo Neri
Antonio A. Tróccoli

Annex I
Article 1.- The National Action to Combat and Surveillance Anti-Polidic in Critical Areas of Residual Endemic and Border Areas will be carried out by the Ministry of Health and Social Action in coordination with the health authorities of the provinces referred to in Article 3.

Article 2°- Unregulated.

Article 3.- For the purposes of the provisions of Article 3 of the Law, anti-palúdic control and control actions will be carried out in the following provinces committed by this pathology: Corrientes, Chaco, Formosa, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta and Tucumán. The Ministry of Health and Social Action is empowered to expand the number of provinces involved, where, for reasons that may affect the health of the population, it is considered appropriate or appropriate.

Article 4°- For the purposes of notification of cases that have been proven or suspected of malaria, the case must be made directly to the provincial health agencies of epidemiology or through the nearest medical facility, according to standardized modality - by the B Group (B-16) of Law No. 15,465.

Article 5.- Unregulated.

Article 6.- Unregulated.

Article 7°- For the purposes of Article 7 of Act No. 22,585, any suspected febrile disease shall be investigated by parasitoscopic hematology (gross and widespread) in the care facilities referred to in Article 8 of the Act. The sample taken for such examination shall be referred to in the "Ad-hoc" package provided by the Malaria Programme, via a free postcard, to some of the organisms cited in Article 4 of the present regulation.

Article 8: The obligations set forth in Article 8 of the Act shall be fulfilled by the official and private care establishments of the complexity established by the competent health authority.

Article 9°- Unregulated.

Article 10.- Certificates of examinations performed in both official and private establishments shall be valid for TREINTA (30) days irrespective of the reason they were obtained and the result thereof.

Article 11. For the purposes of Article 11 in the Sanitary Passport approved by Resolution ex MSP and MA No. 571/83 and which integrates Annex I to that resolution, it must be recorded as "other examinations required by the National Directorate of Border Health and Transport", the result of parasitical research for malaria (gross and widespread government), certified by provincial, national or international authority for the eradication of Malaria.

Article 12.- Unregulated

Article 13.- Blood banks, hemotherapy services and public or private establishments of any denomination of the areas determined by the national health authority, as provided for in Article 12 of Law No. 22.585, which is legally authorized to extract or transfuse human blood or its components, shall perform the examinations referred to in Article 7 of this regulation and observe the necessary precautions to avoid any possibility of transmitting the palúdic disease by the transfound elements.

In cases of detecting a positive sample, they must communicate to the competent health authority and inform the giver clearly and according to their cultural level and provide appropriate guidance for appropriate treatment. Any positive result will result in the rejection of the blood that can only be used to obtain plasma protein fractions.

Article 14.- The national health authority through the Malaria Control Programme will provide the specifically anti-palúdic drugs for use in accordance with the guidelines set out in the programme.

Article 15.- Unregulated

Article 16.- Unregulated.

Article 17.- Unregulated.

Article 18.- Unregulated.

Article 19.- Of administrative infractions to the provisions of Act No. 22.585 and to the regulatory rules that are determined, the national health authority shall be given the proceedings to the accused for the term of five (5) working days for the purpose of their defence and offer of evidence, accompanied by the documentary. Substantial proof, the Resolution shall be issued within thirty (30) working days.

The deadlines referred to in this Article are peremptory and prorrogable only for reasons of distance, computing it in the proportion of one (1) day per hundred (100) kilometres or fraction exceeding fifty (50) kilometres.

Article 20. Unregulated.

Article 21.- Unregulated.

Article 22.- Unregulated.

Article 23.- For the purposes of Article 23 of Act No. 22,585, the technical and administrative officers of the national health authority may carry out inspections at any place provided for in Act No. 22,585 and in the establishments or entities that are dedicated to the activities provided for therein, and must proceed as follows:

(a) In order to develop their duties, staff members shall have access to any unit or establishment, irrespective of their nature, including administrative offices, even if they are placed in different places; this faculty shall be exercised in working hours of trabjo.

(b) It will be ascertained whether the place or facility visited has given strict compliance with the existing provisions on the subject, and that it is also entitled to review any documentation related to the specific activity in question.

(c) Upon completion of the inspection, a triplicated record shall be lifted, with the indication of the place, date and time and shall be disclosed all that is observed, by the person concerned or his legal representative, to record in it the allegations that he believes appropriate. The testimonies of other persons may also be recorded, as well as a copy or testimony of any document or part thereof.

The record shall be signed by all the intervening persons, and in the event that the person attending the proceedings refuses to sign, the official shall appeal to persons who testify to the reading thereof and the refusal to sign it and, in the event of the impossibility of this procedure, shall record in the record of his reading of the refusal and the impossibility of finding witnesses.

A copy of the record will be held by the inspected; the original and a copy will be uploaded within forty-eight (48) hours for the initiation of the corresponding summary.