Parents and relatives of patients at IMSS La Raza Medical Center and the General Hospital of the Ministry of Health lifted the blockade they maintained in the Inner Circuit in protest at what they consider a deserving of medicines in both health institutions.
Parents reported upon leaving a meeting with authorities – including la Raza Medical Center executives Guillermo Careaga – who signed a document in which the hospital agrees that there will be no shortage of medication and that they will meet every three weeks to see the status of care and supply.
Parents confirm that the hospital is supplied with the drug asparaginasa and that 19 children have already been given chemotherapy.
While a commission of parents entered the IMSS medical center facility to discuss with hospital authorities and expose cases of deabasto, another group of people remained blocking, but when informed that there was already an agreement and medicines were withdrawn.
Among the protesters was Maria Dolores Trejo, who was told yesterday that there was no asparaginase to apply chemotherapy to her two-year-old boy with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. She was one of the mothers who came into the meeting and was informed that she had the medication for her daughter.
This is the second blockade they make this week. On Wednesday, the parents also demonstrated at Mexico City International Airport (AICM), where they blocked access to the terminal, as well as circulation over Circuito Interior.
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