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Cuba sends doctors worldwide to fight Covid-19

  • Written by Prensa Latina
  • Published in Agriculture
Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) About 1,450 Cuban health specialists have recently traveled to several countries to fight the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, a pandemic that is currently affecting the vast majority of nations.
Those healthcare professionals are members of the Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade against Disasters and Serious Epidemics, created in 2005 by the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, this time, they are assisting countries affected by the novel coronavirus.

The almost 1,500 doctors and professionals in nursing make up the 22 healthcare brigades sent by Havana at the request of governments from several countries to help fighting the disease.

The most recent brigade arrived in South Africa on Sunday, made up of 217 healthcare professionals.

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  • Countries: Cuba