UNFPA donates medical supplies for pregnant women to Cuba
Havana, Jul 3 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) donated healthcare materials and kits for the care of pregnant women and sexual reproductive health to Cuba, the agency publishes on Friday on its website.
The donation is made up of 60 kits 11, with equipment for delivery care, caesarean sections and other obstetric interventions, as well as for resuscitating mothers and babies and providing intravenous treatment, for example, postpartum sepsis or eclampsia.
To this is added 40 kits four, which include oral and injectable contraceptives aimed to satisfy the sexual and reproductive health needs of Cuban women.
The agency, (UNFPA), also provided 200 hygiene kits, aimed at pregnant women, especially those who are in maternity homes, the press release details.
UNFPA staff and specialists from the Cuban Scientific Society for Family Development and the Department of International Organizations of the Ministry of International Relations of the Ministry Public Health inspected the resources, located in the warehouses of the Medical Supplies Company (EMSUME).
UNFPA's collaboration with Cuba began in 1974 and since then eight Country Programs have been developed, focused on priority areas of Population Dynamics and Sustainable Economic Development.
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