Wednesday, November 29, 2023

They repeated their plea for help for a sick child living in extreme poverty

Cuban activists repeated the urgent request for help for the child Yosbiel Alejandro Iglesias Blancowho lives in San Luis, Pinar del Río, and suffers from skin diseases that have to be treated with medicines and hygiene products that her family does not have access to.

The little boy’s case arose out of an activist’s complaint Diasniurka Salcedo Verdeciawho revealed that the child was suffering from three diseases: seborrheic dermatitis, atopic dermatitis,s, and psoriasis according to medical diagnosis.

Man, the face, head, neck, thing, and back of one knee are affected.

This Monday, Salcedo criticized the case again, with the publication on Facebook of the images that show the bad and inhuman conditions in which Yosbiel was forced to live.

“If there’s a boy that shakes my soul, this boy who lives in San Luis, knows that He needs conditions to improve his life and see where he bathes”, cried Salcedo. The pictures speak for themselves and reveal the ugly face of the truth for many Cubans, mainly the sick, children, the elderly,y, and other helpless people.

“He is a child with a sad face, who does not smile”, the activist confessed. “When I had him in front of me I could not overcome the shock and shed my tears. Bring down the dictatorship a thousand times.

Yosbiel was suffering from an ordeal himself. The minor lives with his parents and two siblings in a location belonging to the Acopio company since 2020, since The government did not solve the family housing problem.

“Since he was two months old, the child has been living in poor conditions and suffering from this terrible disease. He would only shower with the gel and it was very difficult to get it off. It has very few resources,” commented Salcedo in a previous publication.

The Cuban activist shared the father’s phone number (51371245), for anyone who can help the family.

In September, the Cuban Observatory for Human Rights (OCDH) criticized the alarming increase in extreme poverty in Cuba. In its VI Report on the State of Social Rights in Cuba, it revealed that “88% of Cubans live in extreme poverty, 13% more in 2022”.

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