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Diaz-Canel meets with Cuban doctors who returned home

Canel brigada H ReeveCuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met on Saturday with members of the Henry Reeve Brigade who were fighting Covid-19 in Peru, Qatar, Kuwait, Sierra Leone, Kenya and Guinea Bissau.

In a teleconference, the president listened to the experiences of those professionals in the countries where they worked, the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported on its Twitter account.

According to the information, the head of State repeated his welcome to the Homeland and talked with them as part of a regular practice by the president, after the health professionals return home.

Cuba sent 55 brigades of the Henry Reeve International Contingent of Doctors Specialized in Situations of Disasters and Serious Epidemics to 40 countries, 38 of which are still active, totaling 2,544 health collaborators.

According to official sources, during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Cuban medical collaborators have assisted more than 1,090,700 people in Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, Africa and Asia.

(Taken from Prensa Latina)

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