The annual conference of Norwegian union meeting in Trondheim, approved unanimously to propose a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize 2015 the International Contingent of Doctors Specialized in Disaster Situations and Serious Epidemics, Henry Reeve.
Ambassador of Cuba, Maria Esther Fiffe, speaking at plenary highlighted daily basis feats performed by members of the contingent and as a selfless work; these professionals earn recognition, love and respect of millions of human beings in the planet.
Fiffe added that in the name of life and the Revolution, lives are saved and succor to millions of people worldwide affected by disasters and epidemics, as in the case of the 256 health professionals who are right now in West Africa in frontal fight against Ebola.
The Henry Reeve contingent named after the young American who died fighting for the independence of Cuba from Spanish colonialism.
Translated by: Daysi Olano Fernandez