Mexico.- The former president of Mexico, Felipe Calderon Hinojosacelebrated the Children’s Day They want minors in the country to soon have their vaccine against Covid-19, as well as their oncological treatments for cancer patients.
Through his Twitter account, Felipe Calderón shared his congratulations with a photograph of him when was a kidrecognizing that he had a childhood with limitations,
In his message he took the opportunity to congratulate the boys and girls of Mexico, as well as their parents this April 30, the date that the country commemorates the Children’s Day.
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Felipe Calderon He did not miss the opportunity and asked that children with cancer be given the necessary medicines, as well as access to the coronavirus vaccine, since this It has not been authorized for children under 12 years of age in Mexico.
“This is the boy that I was. A childhood with limitations, but very happy. Congratulations to the girls and boys and their parents. # DíadelNiño (that children with cancer return their medicines, and that all children in Mexico be vaccinated) ”, she wrote next to the photograph of a little Felipe de Jesús.
And it is that since the arrival of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to the presidency, in Mexico there has been a considerable shortage of medicines that were purchased with foreign pharmaceutical companies.
As part of its plan to fight corruption, many of the existing contracts were canceled to acquire new ones, however, this caused an imbalance in medicines, especially in cancer treatments among children with cancer.
In Mexico City, different demonstrations were held where they even closed the peripheral road, as well as the entrance to the Benito Juárez International Airport.
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The parents of the children with cancer even filed complaints with the Attorney General’s Office against the Undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell.