Envían en Francia contenedor con ayuda médica para Cuba

Havana, Cuba: French solidarity organizations this week loaded a container with medical equipment and supplies to support Cuba and will arrive on the island in November, Jean-Michel Gramond, one of the promoters of the initiative, highlighted today.

The president of the Montpellier Cuba Solidarité association said that on Tuesday they filled the container in the southern city, aid that will leave tomorrow for the Caribbean country, which will arrive in the second half of next month, Prensa Latina publishes.

The shipment aimed at supporting Cuba’s efforts in confronting Covid-19 includes, among other means, 21 electric beds for hospital use, 12 tables for medical examination, 16 wheelchairs, two stretchers, rehabilitation equipment and 16 thousand sanitary masks, cargo valued at more than 20 thousand euros.

Gramond considered the opportunity to provide necessary help for the island very important for the organization, and highlighted the role played by the Humanitarian Platform of the Hérault department and by Cuba Cooperation France, the organization that processed the donation.

He also recognized the contribution of the Montpellier Mayor’s Office in filling the container.

The president of Montpellier Cuba Solidarité took advantage of the context of the shipment of the shipment destined for the health sector to reiterate the firm condemnation of the economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against the Antillean nation, a policy intensified in times of the pandemic.

Regarding the donation, the island’s ambassador to France, Elio Rodríguez, thanked the solidarity with his country and the materialization of it in a scenario marked by Covid-19 and the aggravated impact of the siege imposed by Washington for more than six decades.

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