Praise for Bolivian health brigades
Campaign News | Tuesday, 15 July 2008
The work of Cuban health professionals in Bolivia continues to have outstanding results, according to a communiqué released by the Cuban embassy in this South American nation.
According to Prensa Latina news agency, the document notes that in little over two years of cooperation, the Cuban doctors have offered more than 15,024,500 consultations free of charge to the Bolivian people.
The communiqué adds that, since 2006, the Cuban health professionals have saved 14,000 lives while eye operations exceed 266,000 among
Bolivian, Peruvian, Brazilian, Argentinean and Paraguayan patients.
The text stresses that the work of the Caribbean professionals comprises 215 out of the country’s 327 municipalities.
Finally, it reiterates the Cuban doctors’ decision to maintain their unconditional, internationalist and free of charge assistance to the Bolivian people and government.