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UNICEF supports Cuba’s neonatology services

Havana, Apr 16 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Cuba reported on Tuesday that it mobilized resources to support 19 neonatology services throughout the country in in 2023.

In its official X account, the UN agency noted that amid a complex situation for Cuba’s healthcare system, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, they distributed incubators, thermal blankets and disposable materials to neonatology services throughout the Caribbean island.

As a result, 9,962 newborns benefited, according to the information provided by the UNICEF office in Cuba, noting that “nothing is more valuable than taking care of our most vulnerable children.”

The UNICEF office in Cuba has the goal to promote and defend the rights of all children in the country, as well as accompanying the Government in the implementation of its development priorities to promote equity and thus achieve a world appropriate for children and adolescents.