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The work being done by the group of Cuban doctors in the treatment of eye conditions in Nicaragua now extends to more remote regions of the country as Mining Triangle, one of the most deprived areas of these services.
The health minister, Sonia Castro, and the ambassador of the Caribbean nation, Eduardo Martinez, attended the official opening of the initiative in the demarcation.

Among the municipalities that will benefit directly are Siuna, Bonanza and Rosita, belonging to the North Atlantic Autonomous Region, explained the official told reporters.

For its part, the Cuban diplomat recalled that the project is part of the cooperative effort promoted by the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas.

"It's an all out effort. It is part of the political will of this government also take the medicine at all places, intricate as this, where no one thought you could have a room for such costly operations of cataract and pterygium" Martinez presented his speech at the meeting.

Launched in 2007, called Operation Miracle recorded so far about 100 thousand surgeries in Nicaragua, from the authorized centers in places like Ciudad Sandino, Matagalpa and Puerto Cabezas, official data indicate.

For the Mining Triangle began a new form: the roaming service in order to bring eye care to settlements that have never had this opportunity, which should favor the postoperative course of patients and resource economics.

According to the Minister Castro, Operation Miracle also come with such a formula to Prinzapolka Township, where they plan to operate about 300 people, then continue in areas of Paiwas Mulukukú and Bocana.

Inhabitants of remote areas, he explained, will be transferred to hospitals where the Cuban specialists, for which there is good coordination between the offices of the Citizen Power and communities to ensure transportation and shelter program beneficiaries .

"There is great demand and great expectations of the population," said the doctor.

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