Cuban medical cooperation makes positive contribution in the Caribbean

During this week’s meeting of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) in Havana, mention will surely be made of the wellbeing and hope which Cuban medical cooperation has brought to peoples of the region.

More than 30,100 Cuban health care collaborators are currently working in 18 of the 25 ACS member nations, according to Dr. Regla Angulo Pardo, member of the Party Central Committee, and director of the country’s Medical Cooperation Central Unit (UCCM).

Dr. Angulo reported that Venezuela leads the list of cooperating countries with 28,395 Cuban doctors, technicians and nurses working there; followed by Haiti with 555; Guatemala 364; Trinidad & Tobago 164; Guyana 160; Jamaica 93; Belize 87; and Honduras 79.

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