LGBT+ groups ask the Mexican Health secretary to act against moneybox

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Why? So measures are taken to avoid new cases as international health organizations have already recommended.

Faced with the outbreak of monkeypox cases in Mexico, Civil Society Organizations, groups and activists against the rights of LGBT+ people, request the Ministry of Health, IMSS, ISSSTE and all institutions at all levels to act in an immediate way to alert the population about monkeypox.

Why? So measures are taken to avoid new cases as international health organizations have already recommended.

The groups ask for prevention and health promotion actions, since early detection and treatment are crucial for the outbreak to continue to grow. Since most cases in Mexico and in the world have occurred among men who have sex with other men.


“We believe that family emphasis on this population is important, although we recognize that the risk of your missions is a joke for anyone who comes into contact with the virus.”

It also wants the population to be informed in a timely manner about prevention measures, symptoms, and places to go if there are suspicions.

At the same time, they point out that the personnel of health institutions at all levels of care must be trained so that they can provide dignified care, without stigma and in accordance with human rights, to people who are suspected or confirmed to have monkeypox.

The statement was signed by 50 organizations, groups, and media.

Mexico Daily Post