Havana, Wednesday 21 de August de 2019 08:34 am

Cuba could send more doctors to Vietnam

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Cuba could send more doctors to VietnamHAVANA, Cuba, April 25 (ACN) Cuba is willing to increase health cooperation with Vietnam, particularly with a local hospital in the Quang Binh province, which was donated by Fidel Castro.

While visiting the hospital, Cuban ambassador to Hanoi, Lianys Torres, introduced three new doctors who just arrived in South Asian nation to work in that health center named Cuba-Vietnam Friendship, as reported by PL news agency.

A cardiologist, an orthopedist and a neuro-surgeon are the three newcomers who will join another 17 Cuban doctors who have been working for months now in Hanoi.

In tune with a two-year working contract, which can be expanded, the Cuba doctors will exchange their expertise and use of modern health techniques with their Vietnamese counterparts at the hospital.

More than 250 thousand Cuban doctors and health specialists have offered their services abroad over the past five decades; at present some 50 thousand


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