Florida, Sep 8.- With 379 live births so far this year, the municipality of Florida decreases slightly in this demographic indicator, compared to the same period of the previous calendar, when four more newborns were registered, above the figure current.
The country’s strategies linked to population growth include the stimulation of natural or assisted fertility, for which national programs such as the Demographic Policy are advanced, focused on the protection of single mothers with three or more children under 17 years of age, care for the infertile couple and the systematic nature of preconception consultations, among others.
With the same purpose, a significant group of tasks of the Maternal and Child Program is added, led by Public Health specialists, in search of guaranteeing the survival and quality of life of the mother and the baby, in whose effort the support of the rest of the institutions stands out. government, family and community.
Until the end of last August, the municipality of Florida exhibits a survival rate above 98 percent among children under one year of age, a prioritized age group that receives special attention from the Cuban State, protected by the multiple conquests of the Revolution for this field.
Medical care from the primary level to the latest scientific advances, full access to new technologies in pregnancy care, the guarantee of deliveries in health institutions and an organized network of health prevention and promotion activities, also support the defense of the natural growth of the Cuban population.