The government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Fundación Teletón signed an agreement on Tuesday to convert the Teletón Child Rehabilitation and Inclusion Centers (CRIT) into hospital care units for patients with coronavirus.
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President Andrés Manuel López Obrador pointed out that this action “is part of the sum of wills of how the public and social sectors work together to face the pandemic and save lives with humanism.”
The document, signed during the press conference of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, will allow the reconversion of 23 Teletón Child Rehabilitation and Inclusion Centers (CRIT) throughout the Republic to serve people sick with COVID-19.
Minutes before the signing, the Secretary of Foreign Relations, Marcelo Ebrard said: “Today we are taking a very relevant step, Fernando Landeros and his team have approached the Mexican government to sign an agreement and convert 23 Telethon facilities to combat the coronavirus ”
For his part, Fernando Landeros, President of the Fundación Teletón stated:
“With great emotion, humility and humanity from millions of Mexicans who have built this work, such as Telethon, we want to make this infrastructure available.”
With information from the Presidency of the Republic