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Haiti – COVID-19 : The Cuban brigade «Henry Reeve» will leave Haiti


Haiti – COVID-19 : The Cuban brigade «Henry Reeve» will leave Haiti

25/09/2020 09:49:37

Thursday, the Cuban Medical Brigade “Henry Reeve”, composed of 22 health specialists, including doctors, nurses and technicians who came to reinforce last April to a Haitian medical team in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31304-haiti-health-the-cuban-medical-brigade-fights-against-the-epidemic-in-haiti.html is preparing to leave Haiti, announced Rangel Carmenates, Head of the Brigade.

More than 150 patients have been treated at the IPEC hospital in Port-au-Prince, with satisfactory results and high cure rates, Rangel Carmenates said, noting that since the end of June, Covid-19 transmission rates weaknesses allowed major economic and commercial activities to resume in Haiti.

For her part, Elizabeth Segura, Vice-Coordinator of the Cuban Medical Brigade, clarified that the most complex pathologies were treated by Haitian doctors, in particular co-morbid factors such as hypertension and diabetes.

Recall that the “Henry Reeve” Brigade has already been deployed four times in Haiti : in 2010 during the earthquake, then during the Cholera epidemic, after the passage of Hurricane Mathew and since last April to fight against the Covid-19.

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