Cuban Deputy Health Minister Achieves Results in Visit to S. Africa

Cuban Deputy Health Minister Achieves Results in Visit to S. Africa
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20 July 2018
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Pretoria, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Health Minister, Alfredo Gonzalez, meets today with South African Health Minister, Aaron Motsoaledi, a meeting in which they will discuss the medical collaboration between both countries and its possible expansion.

In conversation with Prensa Latina, the Cuban minister said that during the meetings held with South African authorities, the good progress of relations in the health sector has so far been reiterated, endorsing strong political ties.

The deputy minister met yesterday with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Lluwellyn Landers and Minister in the Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.

During both meetings, the close relations of friendship and cooperation between both States and the possible expansion of cooperation in the health sector were reiterated, he said.

Gonzalez began his visit to South Africa in Cape Town on Sunday, where he attended the graduation of 57 South African doctors who studied in the Caribbean island, as part of a collaboration program promoted by late Presidents Nelson Mandela and Fidel Castro.

In his speech during the graduation ceremony in Cape Town, the deputy minister said that during his stay in Cuba all South African students, along with those of other 120 nations, have received training in teaching, under the slogan Education during Work.

After meeting today with Minister Motsoaledi, Gonzalez will meet with Cuban doctors who provide services in Gauteng province.

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