Citizens present protection action against the Minister of Health of Ecuador due to a shortage of pentavalent vaccines

The Lawyers Cooperative called «La Komuna» filed a protection action against the Minister of Health, Ximena Garzón, due to the lack of pentavalent vaccines for children in the country.

«Given the continuing shortage of vaccines for children in Ecuador, we have presented a protection action so that the Ministry of Health complies with the national vaccination scheme in a responsible and timely manner.»
The organization demanded that this State portfolio guarantee the right to inoculation of infants and that the national vaccination schedule be complied with. «Stop! The lives of our children are in danger «, they posted on their Twitter account.

In the document of receipt of this appeal, the Judicial Branch details that it is a procedure of jurisdictional guarantees of constitutional rights, against the holder of Health.

In addition, this organization is following an action requesting public information against the Ministry for the same reason.

The reestablishment of the hearing in this case took place last Friday, May 14. In addition, this cooperative assured that «they will fight to the end», so that the right of the girls and boys of Ecuador is guaranteed.

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