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WHO Director-General regrets kidnapping of Cuban doctors in Kenya

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WHO Director-General regrets kidnapping of Cuban doctors in KenyaHAVANA, Cuba, Apr 17(ACN) The Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Gebreyesus, lamented what happened to Cuban doctors Assel Herrera Correa, and Landy Rodriguez Hernandez, who were kidnapped in Kenya.
In Twitter the Director-General expressed sadness about what happened to them, who helped the African people and conquered the affection of many patients. He highlighted the work of Cuban doctors to improve health services in that nation, especially in areas far from big cities.
Tedros said that health workers contribute to saving lives and if they are not safe, the WHO goal of ensuring well-being for all cannot be achieved.
According to a statement by Kenyan police spokeswoman Herrera Correa and Rodriguez Hernandez, were traveling in a Mandera County Government vehicle, under the escort of two policemen, when they were abducted.
The note said Kenyan security agencies mobilized to pursue those responsible and rescue the victims, but crossed the border into Somalia.
Cuba is working with Kenyan and Somali security agencies to rescue the two men.

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