Parliament Praises Quality of Health Control in Cuba

Havana, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) The President of the Health and Sports Commission of the Cuban National Assembly, Jorge Gonzalez, said today that Cuba has a good system of health control to prevent the spread of diseases like dengue, chikungunya and zika.

In statements to Prensa Latina, Jorge Gonzalez said that the members of the commission have been monitoring the hygienic-epidemiological situation.

During the 7th regular session of the 8th Legislature of the National Assembly, Jorge Gonzalez stated that the measures adopted take into account the fact that the island has close ties with countries affected by these diseases.

Jorge Gonzalez said that the Commission will also address the situation of nursing homes.

‘Population aging is increasing every day and we need to ensure that these people receive quality care,’ the President of the Health and Sports Commission said.

The members of the Commission were also informed about the preparation of the Cuban athletes who will participate in August in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and the quality of the subject of physical education in schools.

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