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Venezuela is developing a public policy for people with cancer

February 4, 2019, 11:26Caracas, February 4 (Prensa Latina) President Venezuelan Nicolás Maduro confirmed that the Executive is working on developing public policies for comprehensive care for people suffering from cancer, despite the economic siege imposed by foreign powers.

On celebrating World Cancer Day on February 4, the head sent a message message of strength through the Twitter social network for Venezuelan who is suffering from the disease.

I can join the World Cancer Day experience and I'll send you a full-fledged strength, for the men and women who fight the fight for life today. Despite the economic and financial margin, we will continue to develop public policy of essential attention, "Maduro wrote on the digital platform.

Data from the Pan American American Health Foundation states that cancer is the second cause of death in the American region. It is estimated that 2.8 million people are diagnosed each year and 1.3 million die this disease each year.

The world community commemorates the date with a call to act now to create a future without that evil.

On his behalf, the World Health Organization's focus for the 2019 campaign focuses on cervical cancer.

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