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Venezuela’s Health Tragedy and Brazil’s Response

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Expand The human rights and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela happen after years of dismantling democratic institutions. © 2018 Cesar Muñoz / Human Rights Watch “Gabriela” is a 10-year-old Venezuelan girl paralyzed from the waist down who uses a wheelchair. Two years ago, she had to stop going to the hospital because her family could not afford the trip. At that point, the hospital also could not provide catheters for her. Her family was reusing for months urinary catheters that should have been used once and thrown away, rinsing them instead with vinegar each time.  This led to kidney damage…

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