Medellin, Colombia, Oct 31 – Pediatrician Aleida Guevara, daughter of Argentinean-Cuban guerrilla fighter Ernesto Che Guevara, will give a lecture here today about the progresses and challenges of public health in the island, during the second day of the Colombian Meeting of Solidarity with Cuba.
About 200 Colombians from many departments of the country attended this 22nd edition, opened yesterday, united by the desire to strengthen the bonds of brotherhood and cooperation, and make the achievements of the Cuban Revolution more visible.
During the lecture, Guevara will be accompanied by Maria Patricia Arbelaez Montoya, dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Antioquia.
Today’s agenda includes the panel “Modelo pedagogico en Cuba” (Teaching Model in Cuba), between education and emancipation, by the author of the “Yo si puedo” (Yes, I can) method, Leonela Relys, who will present her experiences about this method that has become literate about five million adults in more than 25 countries.
The meeting began yesterday with a lecture by the director of the Institute of Philosophy of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment, Concepcion Nieves, who talked about the current challenges and perspective of the Cuban socialist model.
Until Saturday, Nov. 2, the members of the movement of solidarity with Cuba in this South American nation, which has 11 houses in cities such as Cartagena, Barranquilla, Cali, Armenia, and Bogota, will reaffirm the bonds of friendship that join them to the island.
Source: Prensa Latina