Last week, Claudia and I from Factor-H, together with the Venezuelan physicians and patient association (Avehun), we spent a day visiting the neighborhood of San Luis, outside Maracaibo. We hand-delivered clothes donated by our US friends and colleagues, to about 50 people living with HD in their families. It was a day where at least we brought a smile and a bit of help to our Venezuelan friends living with HD. Factor-H also donated money to buy food. To all who helped Nacho gather the clothes, thank you very much, from Factor-H and from the patients!
It is a reality that our patients with HD in Venezuela are subsisting in an environment of great precariousness, not