Public servants can send medical certificate by cell phone


Since Monday (21), federal public servants from Brasília and São Paulo have been able to send medical certificates through a cell phone application. The intention is to save about R $ 27 million a year with technology, in addition to making workers’ lives easier, according to information from the Ministry of Economy.

The calculation took into account the period that an agent misses to perform the entire procedure, from the trip to a health unit to present the document, in addition to the time it takes to receive, scan and register in the system.

How it works?

According to the Ministry of Economy, the procedure can be performed using the Sigepe application, a federal government server management system developed by Serpro.

asta use the function “Web certificate” and perform the procedure. In this first moment, only the servers of the University of Brasília (UnB) and the Federal Institute of São Paulo (IFSP), which comprises about 21 thousand people, will be able to use the system .

The service will also allow consultation and status of the certificates sent. According to the Ministry of Economy, in 2019, there were 361.5 thousand leave for the treatment of the health of more than 135.9 thousand public agents.

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