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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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Cuba Celebrates Latin American Medicine Day

Havana, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and other Latin American countries are celebrating on Monday the Latin American Medicine Day, in tribute to the birth of Cuban scientist Carlos J. Finlay (1833-1915), discoverer of the transmitting agent of yellow fever. … Continue reading

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Brazil Confirms Solidarity, Competence of Cuban Doctors

Brasilia, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Former President Dilma Rousseff affirmed that Brazil has confirmed the solidarity, fraternity, and competence of Cuban professionals in the More Doctors program, the most important health program in the past 20 years. This initiative ‘was … Continue reading

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Over 3,000 Doctors from Brazil Already in Cuba

Havana, Dec 2 (Prensa Latina) With the arrival Sunday of 176 Cuban health professionals, there are nearly 3000 who are back on the island after the decision not to continue participating in Brazil”s More Doctors program. This morning, the Jose … Continue reading

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