More Cuban doctors arrive in Ghana
Accra, June 13, Ghanadot/GNA – A group of 27 Cuban doctors
arrived in Accra on Saturday as part of renewed efforts by
the government to bolster health care delivery, especially
in deprived areas.
Welcoming the team at the Kotoka International Airport, Dr.
George Sipa-Adjah Yankey, Minister of Health, expressed the
hope that they will not only augment the current strength of
medical professionals in the country, but will also help to
administer quality health care to the people.
He said government had initiated measures to scale up the
production of doctors with the corresponding facilities to
meet the country’s health needs and described the Cuban
team's presence as most timely.
He assured the Cubans that government would ensure that they
worked in comfort and had all they needed for their mission.
Dr. Fillipe Belgado Bastillo, Coordinator of the Cuban
Medical Brigade in Ghana, said the team had a lot of
goodwill and zeal towards their mission.