Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Angola: 200 Cuban Physicians Ready to Work

Angola: 200 Cuban Physicians Ready to Work
16 March 2010

Luanda — At least 200 Cuban doctors are due to come to Angola in the
next months, to boost assistance to population, on Tuesday here
announced the ambassador to the Southern African country, Pedro Ross
Leal, Angop has learnt.

Speaking to press, after an audience granted by the speaker of the
National Assembly, Paulo Kassoma, the diplomat said the physicians will
come to Angola as long as accommodation conditions are created.

He reminded that 1,300 Cubans work in Angola in the area of health,
among them physicians, nurses and pharmaceutics. The source also added
that there are about 600 Cuban teachers working in the African country,
in the state-run Agostinho Neto University and privately-run universities.

In the other hand, he said that 100 Angolan students are preparing to
study medicine in Cuba, where are already since last year, 108 students
to be graduated as physician.

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