The director of the Medical Center “Lic. Adolfo López Mateos ”, from Toluca, Jose Rogel Romero, was separated from the position after the announcement of the misuse of covid-19 vaccines by benefiting his family with doses, he reported the general coordinator of Social Communication of the Government of the State of Mexico, Jorge Alberto Pérez.
Dr. José Rogel, director of the Medical Center, Adolfo López Mateos, has temporarily separated from his position to make himself available to the investigations of the Internal Control Body and the Comptroller General of the State of Mexico @ContraloriaGEM
– Jorge Alberto Pérez (@JorgeAlbertoPZ) December 31, 2020
He explained that before said complaint, the respective investigation will be carried out and in this process, the director of said hospital will be temporarily suspended from his position, in order to make himself available to the Internal Control and Comptroller General Body of the State of Mexico
“Dr. José Rogel, director of the Medical Center, Adolfo López Mateos, has temporarily separated from his position to make himself available to the investigations of the Internal Control Body and the Comptroller General of the State of Mexico @ContraloriaGEM”, the message reads disseminated through this social network
The Edomex Health Secretariat assured that the manager will be sanctioned for having promoted the application of the vaccine to two of his relatives.
“This conduct will be sanctioned first by the internal control body of the Ministry of Health and will be given a hearing to the Comptroller General of the State of Mexico, “he said.
The agency stated that It will reinforce the filter for the registry of candidates to receive the vaccine, such as the identification of each of the doctors and their place of assignment, in order to prevent these practices from being repeated.
“It is noted that all irregular conduct by the medical and administrative sector, regardless of rank, will be sanctioned in case of violating the protocols and applying vaccines to people who do not yet correspond,” he added.
It should be noted that this investigation arose after this Tuesday, during the president’s morning conference, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the respective complaint was made known, referring that the director of this medical unit, José Rogel, he incurred “influentialism” by ensuring that close relatives had access to these vaccines.
In the first stage of anticovid vaccination, It is intended that only health personnel can access these doses, in at least 11 areas, including medical, nursing and laboratory personnel.