Haiti: Cuban Doctors Carried Out +34,000 Consultations in May

Contingent of Cuban Doctors, 2023 Photo: @DeZurdaTeam_

By: Omayma Sheikh

According to a official figures, in 2023, 44,585 consultations were planned for May, and 49,295 were carried out, for a compliance rate of 111 percent.

June 10 (teleSUR) On Monday, the Cuban Medical Brigade in Haiti carried out 34,403 consultations in the month of May, a service that contributes to improving the quality of life of the people of the Antillean nation.

The work plan called for 27,976 consultations, but the Cuban doctors managed to exceed the schedule by 123 percent.

According to a official figures, in 2023, 44,585 consultations were planned for May, and 49,295 were carried out, for a compliance rate of 111 percent.

The report states that the Cuban Medical Brigade in Haiti carried out more than 4,700 free surgeries in May.

In the fifth month of 2024, 4,711 such procedures were performed, of which 1,18 were major and 3,693 minor.

The head of the Medical Mission of #Cuba in #Haiti , Efrén Acosta, highlighted the value of doctors and nurses in this brother country

The document points out that 3.6 minor surgeries are performed for every one major intervention.

The monthly plan in this medical area is 3,419, and it is 138 per cent overfulfilled.

The report underlines that 43,680 operations are planned for 2024. As of May, 18,131 operations were to be performed, and 22,528 were performed. 21,152 operations are still to be performed by the end of 2024.

Major surgeries are at 119.7 per cent and minor surgeries at 143.7 per cent.

Cuban doctors in Haiti performed hysterectomies, caesarean sections, ectopic pregnancies, inguinal herniorrhaphy, hydroceles, appendectomies, among other operations, as well as emergency surgeries.

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