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    Cuban medical brigade that assists in the fight against COVID-19. | Photo: Twitter/ @EmbassyCubaAUS

Published 2 July 2020
Opinion

So far, Henry Reeve physicians have carried out 54,680 treatments for 8,223 patients.

Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel Wednesday welcomed to the Henry Reeve physicians who came back to their country after fighting COVID-19 in Andorra over the last three months.

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Besides ratifying the Cuban people's admiration for its doctors, he expressed his appreciation for the solidarity work they have been carrying out.

"The results and example they have set, as well as their altruism and integrity, confront neoliberal selfishness. Such caring behavior is one of the best ways we are crushing the Empire's evil intentions to discredit the solidarity and exemplary work of medical brigades" the president of the Caribbean island said.

Diaz-Canel also invited the group to a meeting to exchange experiences on the Cuban program in the fight against Covid-19, after they have completed the quarantine period.

The Henry Reeve physicians, who are specialized in the management of natural disasters and epidemics, were received at the Jose Marti Airport by representatives of the Health Ministry and other authorities.

On March 28, the Principality of Andorra received a team of Cuban doctors, one of the 38 health teams that Cuba has sent to at least 30 countries worldwide.

So far, Henry Reeve physicians have carried out 54,680 treatments for 8,223 patients.

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