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TCU points to violations in Navy contract

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TCU’s technical area has recommended an investigation to investigate possible violations of Viagra purchases by the Navy Pharmaceutical Laboratory between 2019 and 2022.

According to the representation presented by the federal deputy Elias Vaz (PSB-GO). R$ 33 million was spent to acquire 11 million doses of the drug from the EMS pharmaceutical company. During the same period, The army acquired 75 kilograms of the active ingredient sildenafil citrate to produce 3.75 million pills worth R$88,200.

In the document to which the opponent had access to TCU technicians are asking the Navy to clarify the contracting procedure used, product pricing methodology, and final technology transfer.

The technical team’s recommendation still needs the approval of the minister responsible for the case, Vedder de Oliveira, to start an investigation.

As we informed, Ministry of defence In a letter sent to the Chamber of Deputies, he stated that the purchase 35 thousand tablets sildenafil citrate, the active principle Viagraperformed to cure 225 patients With pulmonary arterial hypertension from 2020.

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