Arrives delegation of Cuba to support the fight against the covid-19


This Monday he came to Mexico a group of 10 cuban doctors to share practices and to make recommendations to the health authorities in the country in terms of public policy to address the covid-19.

Diplomatic authorities confirmed to the MILLENNIUM that this team will not participate in the provision of medical services to the population, but that is limited to actions of support to the authorities during the emergency.

The arrival of this team was finalized on the same day that president Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that he is assessed to ask for the support of the caribbean nation, specifically nurses and physicians specialized in intensive therapy.

This equipment is in addition to the 15 countries of Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America where they have been deployed with more than 593 of the health workers in support of the emergency that you live to a global level by this new outbreak.

Francisco Durán, director of Epidemiology of the island, announced yesterday, on Tuesday, sending specialists to our country, without specifying the shares into which they would be involved or the exact place where they would be providing support.

This would not be the first time that the island offers support to Mexico or any other country in the middle of disasters and large epidemics, that since 2005, with the International Contingent Henry Reeve, a specialized group that has met dangerous missions of humanitarian aid in several nations.

In 2017, after the earthquakes in September, a contingent of doctors from different specialties moved up to our country to support during the recovery that we lived in Oaxaca, one of the states which registered the largest effects.

According to the Ministry of Foreign affairs of Cuba, since the 60’s, the country has exported on a massive scale 28 thousand 268 physicians to 61 countries of the world, despite the fact that it maintains an economic blockade that hinders these exchanges.

It is true that in the last days, the different groups of doctors have traveled around the world with independence of that the island itself already reports 396 confirmed cases of covid-19, a total of 11 deaths and more than a thousand 752 suspected cases.



The former state coordinator of Civil Protection of Morelos, Francisco Javier Bermúdez, announced on his Twitter account that the hospital 1 of the IMSS in Cuernavaca presented an outbreak of internal covid-19 that affects six members of the ems staff: two resident physicians, three nurses and a specialist doctor.

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