The time in Havana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba.-Cuban Health Minister Roberto Morales said that the expert meeting on the prevention and fight against Ebola, held in Havana this week, revealed the need for the countries of the region to join efforts for their benefit and allowed to deepen knowledge and share experiences to be in better conditions to face the disease and assist African countries.
Morales spoke to reporters at the end of the technical meeting on Thursday which was attended by representatives of 34 out of all 35 nations of The Americas. “By fighting Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, we are not only protecting Africa but humanity as a whole, because in this case no one can escape this danger,” said the Cuban minister.
Havana, Cuba.-The Cuban literacy program known as "Yes, I Can" has been implemented in 30 nations of the world where eight million people have learned how to read and write with that methodology, said Doctor in Science Cesar Torres, director of the Latin American and Caribbean Pedagogic Institute, which leads that initiative.
Cuba has received mentions and UNESCO King Sejong Prize for its contribution to eliminate illiteracy in the world, the Doctor said who recalled that the program was officially launched on July 1, 2003 in Venezuela.
Havana, Cuba.-Health specialists and managers from 30 nations coordinate today in Havana, strategies of cooperation that will make more effective the rapid diagnosis of infection by Ebola.
During the exchanges this morning taking place in the Convention Center, where compliance is given to one of the meetings agreed at the recent Extraordinary ALBA-TCP to combat this epidemic, increased mobilization of trainers is projected to most affected regions.