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Bolivians Thank Cuban Doctors for their Professionalism and Humanism

La Paz, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Many Bolivians are currently grateful for the presence of Cuban doctors in this country, who with their professionalism and humanistic sense reach intricate communities to attend to the most disadvantaged people. Rogelio Velazquez and … Continue reading

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Cuba Reiterates Commitment to Development in Health Coverage Day

Havana, Dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Health Minister Jose Angel Portal on Wednesday stressed Cuba”s commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals, on occasion of the Universal Health Coverage Day, commemorated each December 12. After reiterating Cuba’s responsibility with … Continue reading

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Nearly 6,000 Cuban Doctors Have Arrived Home from Brazil

Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) After the arrivals of 409 Cuban medical professionals from Brazil on Sunday, nearly 6,000 doctors have already returned home after assisting people in poor and remote communities. At Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport, Construction Minister … Continue reading

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Cuban Doctor Is Satisfied with Mission Accomplished

Havana, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Doctor Yaima Borges on Sunday stated that she is returning from Brazil with the satisfaction of her mission accomplished, after providing medical care to very poor people in that country. As part of the … Continue reading

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Brazil HR Commission Apologizes to Cuban Physicians

Brazilia, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian Commission of Human Rights and Deputies Chamber offered apologies this Friday to Cuban physicians for the questioning and disrespectful stance of president-elect Jair Bolsonaro. ‘Bolsonaro’s actions to discredit Cuban professionals of ‘Mas Medicos’ … Continue reading

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New Group of Doctors who Served in Brazil Arrives in Cuba

Havana, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) An aircraft with 203 Cuban health collaborators landed today in Havana, as Cuba continues to bring back her physicians who worked in the Mas Medicos program in Brazil. This is the twenty-third flight from the … Continue reading

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More than doctors, a family

Dec 3 (Cubadebate) December 3, 2016, general practitioner Dr. Rosa María Salazar Gutiérrez left for Brazil as part of the Mais Médicos (More Doctors) program. She had undertaken three previous missions in Honduras, Venezuela and Guatemala. In total, she had … Continue reading

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Cuba Reports on Use of Resources Generated by Medical Cooperation

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) Cuban doctors who carry out missions abroad with payments for their services voluntarily contribute resources to strengthen health care in Cuba, the Foreign Ministry official Yaira Jimenez said on Wednesday. In a Youtube channel activated last week … Continue reading

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Cuba did not Create Current Situation with More Doctors, FM Warns

Havana, Dec 5 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned on Wednesday that Cuba is not responsible for the current situation regarding Brazil’s More Doctors Program and the end of Cuban doctors’ participation in that initiative. First of all, … Continue reading

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New Group of Cuban Doctors Returns from Brazil

Havana, Dec 4 (Prensa Latina) A new group of 204 Cuban doctors, mostly women, returned to Havana from Brazil on Tuesday. The Cuban medical collaborators arrived on the seventeenth flight that has brought specialists from Brazil, after Cuba’s decision to … Continue reading

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