An elderly Cuban woman who had no one to take care of her was successfully operated on at the Fructuoso Rodríguez hospital in Havana.
“I’m letting you know that his hip operation has finally been done, an operation that was a complete success with the favor of God and the doctors because he received excellent care in that regard. It’s amazing -an, many people who doubt and ask how. locate her to deliver her personal things, they have not even show up to bring her soup,” said actress and activist Isol García on Facebook, who announced the case of old woman
The founder of the humanitarian aid group “Tomorrow will be nice” said that they pay 700 pesos per day from the pockets of the members to one person to take care of them at night, while many members of the group take turns in day.
Likewise, he reported that they have started processing the case of the elderly woman with the municipal social worker to try to find her a nursing home, as she has no place to return to after her discharge.
García said that anyone who wants to help this old woman can contact her at +53 52508262.
As the country enters chaos and uncertainty due to the general crisis of the economy and public services, Cuban old man They comprise one of the most vulnerable and neglected segments of the population.
At the beginning of September, the case of an elderly Cuban disabled woman in a precarious situation in Mayabeque who was transferred to the hospital after complaints from neighbors and activists on social networks.
Ania Felipe Campa, who lives in Los Palos, municipality of Nueva Paz, could not take care of herself because of the amputation of her two feet. Her husband and caregiver were hospitalized and the girl was abandoned.