President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) reported this Monday that his government will hire 500 Cuban doctors to strengthen the health system, this after the recent trip he made to Cubawhere he finished his first tour abroad.
During his press conference at the National Palace, the president announced that after his visit to Havana, Cuba, he agreed with his counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel the chiring of medical personnel to curb the deficit of specialists in Mexico.
As we announced in AmericanPost.Newsthe president spent the weekend on the Caribbean island where he was received by his Cuban counterpart and where he was decorated with the José Martí National Order.
500 Cuban doctors will be hired: AMLO
From the National Palace, the president announced the hiring of medical staff to strengthen the health system in the country. “We are also going to hire doctors from Cuba who are going to come to work in our country; we made this decision because we do not have the doctors we need in the country,” López Obrador said.
He also added: “That is why this decision to hire more than 500 doctors who will already be working to fulfill the purpose we have made of guaranteeing the right to health care, medicine, studies and free clinical analyzes for those who do not have social security.
During the pandemic COVID-19the government hired Cuban doctors to treat patients in Mexico City and other states, however, the residence of health professionals was temporary, only to attend to the health emergency.
Why is Cuban medicine famous in the world?
Cuba It was the first country to receive official recognition of the World Health Organization (WHO) to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Since 1990, every January 15 the Day of Cuban Science is celebrated and extends throughout the month with awards ceremonies, recognitions, conferences, exhibitions.
It should be noted that so far the date on which the 500 Cuban doctors who will be hired will arrive in the country, so it is expected that in the next few days, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) provide more details on this.
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