Chihuahua blamed for the death of 48 children in Guachochi and Batopilas due to lack of medication

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Mainly in mountain communities and in the absence of supplies and personnel

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Guachochi .- Personnel of the Health Jurisdiction of Guachochi and the Primary Care Center (CAAPS) request federal and state governments to respond to requests from workers and society, the centers in the mountain area are dismantled, not they have inputs, they do not have transport units to reach remote areas, there is no basic medicine in stock.

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Guachochi


In an interview with this media outlet Evangelina González, union delegate pointed out that in the last year the losses in medicine, vehicles, supplies and personnel have brought consequences that have an impact on the inhabitants of the mountains.

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To exemplify, one of the situations that most worries is death in children, children under 5, babies. Statistics in 2019 indicate that there were 31 deaths in children under 5 years, the main causes were diarrhea, respiratory infections, malnutrition. In perinatals, during the year there have been 17 deaths due to the same complications.

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Batopilas


The representative of the Health workers said that it has the support of Pablo Serna Molina, the national leader of the National Union of Health Workers, who will be responsible for sending the requests to both governments and not being addressed they will carry out work stoppage until the conditions in which they work in the mountains of Chihuahua are improved.

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Source: eldiariodechihuahua.mx

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