law no 754
LAW OF OCTOBER 27, 2015
EVO MORALES AYMA
CONSTITUTIONAL PRESIDENT OF THE PLURINATIONAL STATE OF BOLIVIA
For the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, it has The following Act:
THE PLURINATIONAL LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY,
FREE PROVISION OF ANTI-HEMOPHILIAC DRUGS
ARTICLE 1. (OBJECT). This Law aims to establish the free allocation of drugs
antihemophiliacs factor VIII and IX, for patients with hemophilia who do not have health insurance and who receive treatment in establishments of public health, in order to guarantee access to the health of Bolivians and Bolivians.
Article 2. (SCOPE OF APPLICATION). This Law has as its scope, the central level of the
State and the Autonomous Governments Departmental.
Article 3. (COMPETITIVE FRAMEWORK). This Law is covered by the paragraph 2 of Paragraph II of the
Article 299 of the Constitution of the State, which establishes as one of the concurrent powers of the central level of the State and the entities Autonomous territorial, health system management.
Article 4. (DEFINITIONS). In the field of application of this Law, it is understood by:
Hemophilia. Hereditary disease characterized by a defect of blood clotting, due to the lack of one of the factors that is involved in it and is manifested by a persistence of bleeding;
Hematology. Medical subspecialty that is dedicated to the study of patients with haematological diseases; for this they are responsible for the study and investigation of the blood and organs where blood is formed, developed, and produced (bone marrow, lymph nodes, among others) both healthy and sick;
Factor VIII. Also called?Antihemophilic A?, glycoprotein contained in the blood plasma needed for proper coagulation;
Factor IX. Also called?Antihaemophilic B? or a factor of Christmas, plasma protein dependent on vitamin K, fundamental for blood clotting.
Article 5. (RESPONSIBILITIES).
the framework of the distribution of paragraph 1 (d) of paragraph 1 of Paragraphof Article 81 of Law No 031 of 19 July 2010,?The Framework Law on Autonomy and Decentralization-Andrés Ibanez?, the following distribution of responsibilities is established:
The central level of the State, through the Ministry of Health, will be responsible for:
medicines established in this Law, according to treatment protocols and current rules for the administration of drugs and inputs throughout the health system;
Establish mechanisms for registration and carnetization of patients with hemophilia.
The Autonomous Departmental Governments will be responsible for:
Acquiring and providing free anti-hemophiliac drugs factor VIII and IX, for patients with hemophilia;
Conduct surveillance and control over the provision of antihemophilic drugs, according to criteria established in the Current regulations;
Rissue information to the Ministry of Health, on the medicines granted and patients who are beneficiaries.
ONLY. For compliance with this Law and as established In Article 81 of Law No 031 of 19
July 2010,?Autonomy and Decentralization Framework Law-Andrés Ibanez?, Autonomous Departmental Governments must provide equipment and infrastructure for hematology services.
Remit to the Executive Body for constitutional purposes.
It is given in the Session Room of the Plurinational Legislative Assembly, at the seventeenth day of the month of
September of the year two thousand fifteen.
Fdo. Jose Alberto Gonzales Samaniego, Victor Ezequiel Borda Belzu, Ruben Medinaceli Ortiz, Maria Argene
Simoni Cuellar, Nelly Lenz Roso, Erik Moron Osinaga.
Therefore, I enact it so that it has and complies with the law of the State. Plurinational of Bolivia.
Palace of Government of the city of La Paz, at the twenty-seven days of October of the year two thousand fifteen.
FDO. EVO MORALES AYMA, Juan Ramón Quintana Taborga, Ariana Campero Nava, Hugo José Siles Núñez