The Minister of Health, Enrique Paris, presented a protocol for management and treatment for persons with disabilities during the coronavirus pandemic.
The document, entitled “Special considerations in the management and treatment of people with disabilities during the CoV-2 pandemic”, was signed, approved, and published, according to the minister’s comment.
“This is very important, and I ask health facilities to consider people with disabilities,” he said.
According to Minister Paris, the general objective of the said document is: “To improve the response of health care for people with disabilities in the context of the health emergency. ”
Likewise, within its specific objectives, it mentions: “Understanding people with disabilities as subjects of law; favor the necessary conditions of access to information and infrastructure for people with disabilities; and incorporate the figure of the caregiver —which may be a family member or another person— to the person with a disability in health care, in his role as a therapeutic facilitator”.