The 411 on Cuban Medical Assistance to Haiti After Earthquake – Simply Amazing Statistics

Posted on January 25, 2010


From: Carina Soto Aguero
Sent: Saturday, January 23, 2010 2:25 PM
Subject: courtesy of the ICC

Google translation. Edited by Walter Lippmann.

Dear colleagues, we send some data from the Cuban cooperation in Haiti that we hope will be useful to their work. Greetings, CPI

Useful information about Cuban medical cooperation in Haiti

January 22, 2010

They are currently providing medical care in Haiti 417 Cuban health collaborators. They have added 240 residents, interns, and Haitian students of 5th year medical career, they were in Cuba.

Through January 22, 20,095 patients had been treated and 1,954 surgeries performed.

Cuban doctors are working in 21 care points organized into 3 levels:

– City of Port au Prince: The Renaissence Hospital, Hospital La Paz, Ofatma Hospital and Primary Care Traveling Brigade.

– Capital and Periphery: Leoganne Field Hospital, Arcahaie Island Lagonave, Carrefourt, Integral Diagnostic Centers Grand Goave, Petit Goave and Thomasa.

– Other departments: Jacmel Field Hospital, Comprehensive Diagnostic Centers Mirebalais, Anse-a-Veau, Raboteau and Aquin, Les Cayes, Cap Haitien, Port de Paix, Grand Anse and Nippes

Cuba has put into operation in Haiti 14 operating rooms with 16 surgical teams.

Alongside the Cuban personnel are working more than 100 specialists from several countries (Venezuela, Chile, Spain, Mexico, Colombia, Canada) and 17 nuns, most of them in the Hospital de la Paz.

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