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New solidarity shipment of syringes from Peru to Cuba

Lima, Sep 25 (Prensa Latina) Tania Saavedra, president of the Association of Peruvian Graduates in Cuba (APGC), on Saturday informed that more than 90,000 syringes have been sent to Cuba for use in the Covid-19 vaccination campaign.

Saavedra said that with the new contribution by Peruvian solidarity organizations, 183,000 syringes have been purchased and these contributions will continue for new shipments of similar products and other medical supplies.

She added that other organizations, in addition to the association of graduates in Cuba, most of them doctors such as Saavedra, are participating in the fund-raising campaign, which involves the National Coordinating Committee of Solidarity with Cuba, which brings together the bi-national Friendship Houses all over the country, and the ‘Raices Mambisas’ Association of Cuban Residents in Peru, she stated.