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Cuba sends many doctors to Caribbean islands crushed by hurricane


Cuba has sent doctors to a few Caribbean islands desolated by Hurricane Irma. More than 750 health doctors have touched base in Antigua, Barbuda, Saint Kitts, Nevis, Saint Lucia, the Bahamas, Dominica, and Haiti.

They have been advised to take after the rules of the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) and to add to supporting the recuperation of locales that have been hit by the hurricane.

“The joint effort of the Central Medical Cooperation Unit, together with the Minsap Management Center, and our international safe havens, have kept up the correspondence to survey the harms and evaluate what help our particular partners could give,” Regla Angulo Pardo, the executive of the Central Unit of Medial Cooperation in Cuba.

The nation of 11 million individuals has a past filled with sending medicinal staff when different countries are in require, having done as such amid west Africa’s Ebola emergency in 2014 and 2015.  A unit of more than 600 Cuban health workers went to Sierra Leone in 2014 to help handle the emergency.

They likewise sent 1,200 health laborers to Haiti after the country was hit with a seismic tremor in 2010.

Cuba’s universal restorative mission has won the communist state many companions.

This custom can be followed back to 1960 when Cuba sent a gathering of specialists to Chile, who had been hit by an effective seismic tremor, trailed by a team of 50 to Algeria in 1963.

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