The health system in the municipality of Florida, as it has been done throughout the country for more than 50 years, devoted considerable resources, intelligence and effort of the specialized personnel and of other institutions to maintain favorable results in the Mother and Child Care Program.
The gradual improvement in key indicators such as the healthy survival of mothers before and after childbirth, and children up to five years old, with rates declined even to record rate of 1.2 deaths per 1000 live births, placed this region of Camagüey, a year ago, above even first world countries with such results.
The systematic monitoring of quality of life of pregnant women, pregnancy process and of child in each case, with the active and leading role of doctors and nurses of the family are missions that do not admit mistakes like oversights or delays, in order to resume the path of reducing to the minimum the child and maternal mortality rate.
In this quest, the main responsibility must fall definitely on the family and community, which must become leading guarantors of health and quality of life of pregnant women, newborn and its mother, enforcing medical direction and guidance of specialists for each period of motherhood.
The Cuban revolutionary government spares no expense in the execution of large numbers of its budget to keep the attention of food, medical care, prevention and support guarantees to the Mother and Child Health Care Program, an effort that requires the cooperation of everyone to achieve a happy and healthy life for our children and new mothers.