Germany Stresses Achievements of Cuban Public Health System

Berlin, Jan 23 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban government”s achievements in public health were stressed by experts in that matter, who are attending the lecture “Neglected Diseases in Latin America,” developed at the central House of Democracy in Berlin.

A note from the Cuban embassy here states today that the meeting had the papers by Philipp Frisch (Medecins sans Frontiers), Doctor Siegfried Throm (Drug Manufacturers Association), Doctor Fabiana Alves (Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative), and Bruno Schuckert (former German development aid collaborator in Brazil).

The papers exposed the work of their organizers in Latin America.

The event, organized and promoted by the Forum of the Americas in Berlin, was conducted by Doctor Werner Wuertele, a member of the organization’s presidency, and had the attendance of German physicians, researchers and former collaborators for development, who have worked in Latin American countries.

At the request of Wuertele, organizer of the event, Hector Corcho Morales, responsible for cultural and sports affairs at the Cuban embassy in Germany, exposed the achievements of the Cuban health system.

Corcho Morales stressed that progresses has been possible despite the effects caused in the sector by the blockade the U.S. government has imposed to the Cuban people for more than 50 years.


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