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Chama o Doutor, Call the Doctor!

By Philip Sever, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - A slogan used by mayoral candidate Alcides Rolim, "chama o doutor", has been found being used in several locations across Rio. It is thought that the slogan has been adopted to highlight the poor quality health service that most Cariocas use.

The Brazilian health care system is comprised of a government run, Sistema Unico de Saude (SUS) which the majority of the public uses. However government run hospitals are characterized by large lines and long waiting times which is why local residents are protesting.

The government states that health policies should reduce . . .

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