Santiago de Cuba, Aug 29 – New Haitian students have been enrolled for the 2013-2014 school year at the Medical University of this city, which has graduated hundreds of health professionals for that nation.
During 46th graduation of that institution in July, about 59 young Haitians received their degrees, who pledged to provide their knowledge in health care of that population, essentially the poor and needy and those lacking of those cares.
The higher education center, second one founded in Cuba with more than 50 years, has a preliminary record of 11,173 students divided into five faculties, to which nearly 484 technicians in monitoring and anti-vector control will also join.
Since its foundation, the school has trained more than 72,300 doctors, dentists, nurses, psychologists, and health technicians, who came since early years from eastern Cuba provinces in face of the current development of the higher medical education in the country’s 14 provinces.
Source: Prensa Latina