The Cuban man Roilde Navarro Rodríguezresident of the town of Zapote de Mandinga, Baracoa, Guantánamo, is asking for help to live because the local hospital sent him home without a solution to his case.
“It’s me sent home to die. The doctor told me to stay calm, eat and drink as much as I can, because there are no resources and they can’t operate on me,” the man said. Cubanetwith tears in his eyes.
He explained that he brought a urinary catheter It should change a maximum of every 21 days, but in Cuba there is no such important input or in hospitals, so sometimes the same probe is used for more than a month. This can weaken your health and cause infections. Continuing need to take antibiotics which is not there.
“This is one suffering day and night I can’t sleep because of the pain. I needed that antibiotic, but I didn’t have it. I would appreciate it if someone could help me with that medicine,” Navarro said.
This sick Cuban cannot eat a piece of meat because his pension is not enough to buy food. His health was getting weaker day by day and the government left him to his fate.
the crisis in Cuba’s public health system It’s very bad. Patients cannot find drugs or supplies for routine treatments.
There are more than 250 medicines in short supply; lack of surgical material; and severe reduction in medical personnel. The country’s hospitals are about to collapse.
Patients must bring everything from gloves to suture thread to be used during surgery to medical appointments. People buy inputs in the informal market, but in some cases the government does not allow the use of the materials.
This week the Cuban Niurka Rodríguez Fuentea patient who had to undergo open heart surgery, died due to a lack of resources in the hospital where he was treated in Havana.
He had been waiting for an operation for a long time, but it could not be done because there was no artificial heart available. His condition worsened until he died.