Educational actions in Florida for World Leprosy Day

En Florida acciones educativas por el Día Mundial de Lucha contra la Lepra

Florida, January 25.- With the slogan End the stigma, embrace dignity, the promoters of the Municipal Center for Hygiene, Epidemiology and Bacteriology, in coordination with the specialists of the Concepción Agramonte Boza teaching polyclinic in Florida, develop educational actions for the Day World Cup to Fight Leprosy to be held on the last Sunday of January.

On this occasion, the patients of the Doctor and Family Office number 18 in the South area and the older adults of the Taichi Group in the territory received a health hearing related to the disease.

The specialists explained that among the main symptoms of this disease are light or dark spots, or nodules on the skin that result in injuries and loss of sensitivity in the affected area, in addition to muscle weakness and a tingling sensation in the hands and fingers. feet.

Leprosy primarily affects the skin and peripheral nerves, and sometimes affects other organs and systems; It has an incubation period of between six months and 20 years, therefore, in the presence of any symptoms of this condition, the patient should go to the office or health area.

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Licenciada en Estudios Socioculturales en la Universidad de Camagüey. Diplomada en Periodismo. Trabaja como periodista de Radio Florida desde el año 2009 atendiendo sectores como la Federación de Mujeres Cubanas, los Comités de Defensa de la Revolución, la Central de Trabajadores de Cuba, entre otros. Contactos: Twitter: @mayelinbaryolo Facebook: Mayelín Baryolo Rodríguez

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