That Fabulous Cuban Health Care

HAVANA, July 6 (Jos? Antonio Fornaris, Cuba Verdad / www.cubanet.org) – A
69-year-old woman died after waiting five hours for an ambulance to take her to the hospital.

Delfina Fundora checked into the Managua polyclinic Thursday with what doctors called an ischemic attack. Medical personnel called for an ambulance to transport Fundora to the hospital, but ambulance central said at the time that they had no vehicles available.

Fundora waited from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. for an ambulance to show up and suffered a second attack while waiting. She died before finally arriving at the hospital.

2 thoughts on “That Fabulous Cuban Health Care”

  1. Stuff like that occurs in Puerto Rico all the time.

    Only, more people die from not being admitted into the hospital due to a lack of health coverage.

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