Minister spoke to the press alongside Carlos Wizard and Luciano Hang this Thursday afternoon; Havan owner defended purchase for donation to employees
Beside businessmen Luciano Hang, from Havan, and Carlos Wizard, from Wizard, the Minister of Economy, Paulo Guedes, defended this Thursday, 25, the importance of the private sector to acquire immunizing against Covid-19 to enhance vaccination against the disease in Brazil. “Entrepreneurs are making a donation of 10 million doses of the vaccine to the population. For this to happen, we need to sensitize the congressmen, the authorities, so that there is a flexibility in the legislation, which allows us to make this donation in favor of Brazil “, said Wizard, who was followed by Paulo Guedes:” This is very important, just so you can see the impact that the private sector can have. Two businessmen have 10 million vaccines to donate tomorrow morning. Imagine 100 entrepreneurs? There are two here, so that would be 50 times that donation of 10 million ”, said the minister.
On the occasion, Havan owner Luciano Hang said that many businessmen intend to buy the vaccines to supply them to their own employees. “The possibility for the business community to be able to buy vaccine and be able to donate to their own employees would take people out of SUS. We have friends who also want to buy the vaccine and donate it to their employees, ”he said. According to Guedes himself, the meeting between the businessmen and the Minister of Health, Marcelo Queiroga, to talk about the donation of vaccines, should be held on the morning of Friday, 26. “The thing now is not the quantity is the speed vaccination ”, he said, citing improvement in the economy after the first wave of the pandemic and asking that the country’s situation does not“ decrease economically ”.