Cuban doctors would be welcome in France, says deputy

Paris, April 4 (Prensa Latina) The presence of Cuban doctors to support the fight against the Covid-19 in overseas territories and other parts of France would be very useful because of their experience, assured this Saturday the deputy François-Michel Lambert.

In an interview with Prensa Latina, the environmentalist parliamentarian, who represents the southern department of Bocas de Ródano in the National Assembly, reacted to decree 2020-377 of March 31, which allows regional health agencies in Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, St. Martin and St. Barthelemy to hire doctors, dentists, midwives and pharmacists from countries outside the European Union. The pandemic that we are facing due to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus is global, it has no borders, therefore aid and solidarity should not have any borders either, he said in reference to the initiative that opens the doors to the participation of Cuban doctors in those territories, demanded by local personalities.

Lambert recalled that a few days ago he proposed, along with 45 other deputies, that the French government ask for the island’s support in the battle against Covid-19, not only in the overseas departments.

Cuban doctors can contribute with their capacity and experience, because Cuba has shown a high level of development in the field of health, and many places in our country need support in these times, stressed the president of the France-Cuba Friendship Group of the National Assembly.

For the deputy, the presence of Cuban doctors on French soil would give a new dimension to bilateral relations.

It is very important that France and Cuba work together in the Caribbean to confront the pandemic, an integration that could lay the foundations for future collaborations in other parts of the planet, said the parliamentarian from the Liberties and Territories group.

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