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In Cuban Mountains: The Health Services Expanded with Plan Turquino Program.
The medical services in this region are granted by some 70 family doctor clinics and nearly 180 nurses. There are also several countryside polyclinics and hospitals all of which have greatly influenced the cero infant and mother mortality rate reported so far this year.

The pharmacist-of-the-community program was recently established in this region after having been applied in Yaguajay, Trinidad and Fomento municipalities. This program is aimed to the restoration of all pharmacies in the area.

Sancti Spirituss Plan Turquino comprises Guamuhaya and Bamburanao mountain groups with a 135 000 square kilometers overall extension and nearly 28 000 inhabitants which represents over 6% of the whole population of the province.


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