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52 Cuban Doctors Arrive To Join Ebola Battle
Date Uploaded: Oct 23, 2014

 Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan and Cuban Ambassador accredited to Liberia H.E Jorge Fernando Lefebre Nicolas





52 Cuban Doctors Arrive To Join Ebola Battle

MONROVIA, October 23 (LINA) - Cuban Ambassador to Liberia has reiterated that the people of Cuba cannot be quiet at home while their brothers and sisters in Africa suffer from the Ebola disease.

Ambassador Jorge Fernando Lefebre Nicolas made the statement when a 52-man Cuban medical team headed by Mr. Pedro Luise D. Gonzalez arrived in Liberia Wednesday, October 22, to assist in the fight against the Ebola virus.

A Foreign Ministry release said the team, which arrived on a Cubana flight at the Roberts International Airport, comprises three Epidemiologists, five Intensive Care Medical Doctors, 12 Family Doctors, 24 Registered Nurses and five Intensive Care Nurses.

In a brief welcoming ceremony at the Roberts International Airport,

Ambassador Nicolas emphasized that Cuba has medical expertise and medical personnel capability and the willingness to come to Africa and help their African brothers and sisters.

The Cuban Ambassador further stressed that the contribution of the 52-man medical team is Cuba's way of identifying with the people of Liberia as the nation battles against the Ebola disease.

Responding, Deputy Health Minister for Administration, Mathew Flomo, asserted that with the arrival of the Cuban Medical Team, Liberians can now say that Ebola is not only on the retreat but finally being kicked out of Liberia.



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