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