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Cuba: State-of-the-Art Technology in Pediatric Wards
According to Dr. Manuel López Fuentes, from the mother-child program in this province, the new equipments warrant higher survival rates in children under one. It also reduces death during the first week of life.

Cubas last year lowest death rate was reported in Sancti Spiritus (4,1 per every 1 000 born alive) while the countrys 5,3 was also the best in history. Thus, Cuba, along with Canada, exhibits the most favorable results in the American continent.

Cuba has repeatedly denounced in the United Nations the limitations imposed by the US economic, financial and commercial blockade on the island, particularly in the health field. For instante, the US Departament of the Treasury has forbidden Radiometer provider to sell blood gasometers to Cuba.


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