Cuban Doctors to arrive in Ecuador, Ecuadorian Medical Federation complains

Posted on November 21, 2013 • Filed under: Cuba, Ecuador, Latin America Health

MEDINDIA.NET reported that as part of a thousand-member medical cohort hired by Ecuador’s government to supplement the local health care system, Cuban doctors will begin arriving in the country in December. Cuba’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday that the arrangement was signed during a recent visit to Havana by Ecuadoran Health minister Roberto Morales. The Ecuadoran Medical Federation has complained that $30 million used to pay the Cuban doctors could be used to hire and train Ecuadoran doctors in primary care and family medicine. Read Article

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