Monday, July 8, 2019
Havana.- The healthcare system of the eastern Cuban province of Las Tunas has shown a favorable evaluation of children's indicators.
It is worth mentioning that five of the province's eight municipalities reported an infant mortality rate of zero in the first semester of the year.
From January to June, the province reported an average of 3.2 deaths per every 1,000 live births.
Specialists with the Mother-Child Program (PAMI) highlighted the influence of primary healthcare, mainly at family doctor's offices.
In addition, the neonatology service highlighted the survival of newborns with low weight at birth or in critical and serious condition, together with the work of a comprehensive commission to take care of mothers and children.