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Cuban medication meets with success in St Vincent and the Grenadines
Published on January 8, 2016 Email To Friend    Print Version


HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- The Cuban diabetic-foot-ulcer treatment known as Heberprot-P is being successfully administered in St Vincent and the Grenadines, the first eastern Caribbean nation to use the new product of Cuban biotechnology.

An initial group of 12 patients received the medication, which resulted in healing of their lower limbs, and prevented worsening of their condition, which usually ends up in amputation.

The medication is being administered free of cost.
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Peter Binose:

It was available to SVG about 5 years ago but it was held back to use an election tool by the ULP regime. Had it been introduced at that time as promised by the then minister of health Ces McKay 200 citizens would still have their feet.

Its a disgrace and was gone along with by the Cubans and Comrade Skank.

Lenford O'Garro:

Ces McKie was Minister of Health about five years ago when he told the nation about this drug. Therefore, should Vincentians be jumping for joy? Let’s ask the hundreds of single and double amputees in SVG since Ces’ announcement. They can’t jump!

Peter Binose:

I have written about this matter since the drug was first announced in SVG in 2011 by Cess Mackay when he was Minister of Health, it is now 2016, five years later. If you look at what I wrote in 2013, 2014, 2015,-can-we-expect-it-just-in-time-for-the-next-elections%3F-18854.html,-can-we-expect-it-just-in-time-for-the-next-elections%3F-18854.html

I warned you all that the drug was being kept back from being used until it could be announced as an election tool "look at what our friends the Cubans have given us" vote for we and save feet.

I was spot on right and it has cost Vincentians 200 amputated feet over the 5 year period of holding the drug back.

That is truly Labour Love.

Peter Binose:

After I sent him the information Edward lynch announced the drug in 2011 on his morning program.


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