HAVANA, Nov 22 (ACN) The Minister of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan, Nurmuhammet Amannepesov, considered Cuban health system to be a world model, making it one of the best on the planet.
Amannepesov said so during a meeting with the Cuban ambassador to that Central Asian nation, Alfredo Nieves, with whom he discussed future collaborations between the two countries in this field.
The Turkmen health minister praised it as very positive to initiate health exchanges between his country and Cuba. For his part, Nieves explained the characteristics of the Cuban health system, its medical missions, and the properties of Heberprot P, a novel and unique medicine for diabetic foot ulcer therapy.
He also referred to the Cuban vaccine CIMAvax-EGF, used to treat lung cancer.
The meeting also served to highlight the friendship between Ashgabat and Havana.