Zimbabwe Health Minister Praises Cuban Cooperation

Harare, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Zimbabwe’s Minister of Health, Obadiah Moyo, praised on Friday the service provided by Cuban doctors in this Southern African country, which he described as excellent.

During a meeting with the ambassador of Cuba in this African country, Carmelina Hernandez, the new head of Health and Child Care said that the Cuban doctors work with dedication in different localities, whether rural or urban areas.

Currently, 36 doctors, specialists in orthopedics, internal medicine, forensic medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, maxillofacial, surgery, neonatology, pneumology, oncology, clinical pharmacy, dermatology, and intensive therapy specialists for adults and children from Cuba are working in Zimbabwe.

In recent statements to Prensa Latina, Barbara Reina Vargas, head of that team, said that medical cooperation in this country is developed in the area of care and teaching and could be extended to other specialties required by Zimbabwe.

Dr. Vargas explained that this is the thirteenth team of Cuban doctors who work in Zimbabwe and is well received by the people and government structures.

Their work is respected due to their way of working and attitude of solidarity, she said.

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