The Argentine government sent skin for affected by the fire in Brazil
January 28, 2013
Sending skin and other tissues order by the Minister of Health of the Nation, Juan Luis Manzur, partly from Jorge Newbery Airport in response to the tragedy in Brazil on Saturday night January 26.
Minister Manzur informed that sent 10,000 cm2 of skin and 20,000 cm2 of amniotic membrane, which will be used to assist the injured with severe burns caused by the fire at the nightclub Kiss, City of Santa Maria, located in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, 300 kilometres from Porto Alegre.
The shipment will leave at 11 on a direct flight to Porto Alegre from Aerolíneas Argentinas, official reports said
Manzur said that “the skin and other tissues are obtained by donating organs, so it is important to emphasize the fundamental role it plays in this type of serious casualties, the constructive engagement of all Argentines who have decided to donate the organs of their loved ones, and now we can give a joint response to the brother country.”