Ecuador: Group of Cuban Doctors ask for end of xenophobia and end to medical missions

Posted on February 12, 2017 • Filed under: Cuba, Ecuador, Latin America Health, Politics

martinoticias.commartinoticias.com / In an open letter to the opposition presidential candidates, the Cuban X Movement candidates called for the closure of the agreements signed by the current president Rafael Correa and Raúl Castro.

The X-Movement Cuba (MXC), which groups health professionals born on the island and based in Ecuador, asked candidates opposed to the government of Rafael Correa not to exacerbate “xenophobia” against Cubans , and to end The medical missions of Cuban doctors in that country.

The organization’s vice president, Dr. Michel Larrondo , told Martí Noticias that the campaign of some opposition candidates discriminates against Cuban doctors , perhaps in a strategy to win the vote of Ecuadorian doctors, who perceive Cubans as a competition.

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“We are only trying to survive, and often the places that are occupied are specialists here (in Ecuador) there is no neurology or otorhinolaryngology,” Larrondo told journalist Yolanda Huerga. Read Article

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