On March 10th, we celebrated Doctors’ Day in Venezuela. Since it’s so close to International Women’s Day, a Venezuelan doctor celebrates the women who came before her.
Even though the entry of humanitarian aid lit a spark of hope for the Venezuelan health system, the balance at the end of the year is anything but encouraging.
Seventy three deaths by measles only. Zero improvements for the patients of the more grave diseases. The update of the “Triple Treat” 2017 Bulletin by ICASO and ACCSI is another sign that Venezuela is a menace for the region.
This report by Human Rights Watch in partnership with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is perhaps the most comprehensive, detailed international report made on the crisis so far.
Six days after the beginning of the largest blackout ever experienced in Venezuela, it’s time to take a look at the health disaster unfolding in front of us, because the Maduro regime won’t do it.
Imagine you were forced to live far from most of your family and friends. Imagine now that they live in one of the most dangerous countries on Earth. And now picture this: you can’t contact them because there’s no power in the whole country, for almost 24 hours.
The Intercept’s latest piece tells the stories of Venezuelan women who have to do dangerous things to their bodies and take the most desperate measures to prevent pregnancies —or end them.
30 years later, polio is back in Venezuela. The victims, as usual, are the most vulnerable: unimmunized Warao people. The thing the government doesn’t get is that the there’s no screwing around with this stuff.
These are the reasons why I have a problem with Mr. Toro’s assessment of the non-election election.
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