Cuba Cooperates in Health in 70 Angolan Municipalities

Havana, Cuba, Oct 5.-  Cuban voluntary health workers presently offer their services in 70 municipalities of Angola, informed Angolan Health Minister José Van-Dunem within the framework of the International Fair of Luanda (FIL), the Prensa Latina news agency reported from the Angolan capital.

Van-Dunem pointed out that her Ministry placed Cuban teams in those 70 territories, composed of one physician, one specialist in statistics, and one in infirmary in mother-child care.

He explained that these teams support local measures to solve priority public health problems, by way of vaccination campaigns, comprehensive attention of mothers and children, deliveries without risk, prevention and the treatment of endemic and non- transmissible diseases.

Last year, the governmental representative acknowledged the quality of Cuba’s medical staff, the cooperation of which is a fundamental element, very much appreciated by his country’s authorities.(acn)


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