Cuban Public Health Minister Rejects Manipulation to Contributors

Geneva - Public Health Minister of Cuba Jose Angel Portal rejected Tuesday any kind of manipulation able to distort the real commitment and the solidarity principles of the Cuban medical cooperation in foreign countries.

The proclamation made by the Cuban Public Health Minister occurred during his speech at the 12th Meeting for Public Health Ministers of the Non-Aligned Countries Movement, in the frame of the 72nd World Assembly of the discipline, in session in Geneva until May 28.

In a forum parallel to the event and organized by Bolivia, Portal also gave a conference in which he confirmed the commitment of the Caribbean island to share its experiences in the development of Primary Health Care.

In a bilateral meeting, the Cuban Public Health Minister and his Bolivian counterpart Lilly Gabriela Montaño talked about sanitary cooperation between Cuba and Bolivia and agreed to undertake new actions.

In a message on his Twitter account, Portal assured Cuba and Bolivia are strengthening collaboration in the medical and pharmaceutical sectors.

Inaugurated the eve with a warning message regarding the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the 72nd World Health Assembly has 'Health for all: leaving no one behind' as its central motto.

This event brings together representatives of the member states of the United Nations each year.

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