Cuba and Russia discuss ways of expanding cooperation in health care

HAVANA, Cuba, May 30 (ACN) In the context of the 77th World Health Assembly, held in Geneva, Switzerland, Cuba’s Minister of Public Health, José Ángel Portal, and Russia’s deputy minister of the sector, Oleg Salagay, evaluated the prospects for increasing cooperation in the field of health care.

The delegations also reviewed the progress of current agreements signed between both countries.

The conference has provided Cuba with an opportunity to meet with representatives of governments and international organizations with a view to boosting health care-related cooperation.

Speaking at the Assembly on Tuesday, Mr. Portal stressed that only by working together can a future be forged where the right to health care is accessible to all.

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