Havana, Cuba.- The Cuban medical brigade that provided health care in Sierra Leone returned today to this capital, after three months of internationalist work.
Yoel Torres, head of the group, informed when arriving at the capitalÅ› José Martí International Airport that the Cuban doctors reported more than 11 thousand cases, especially of respiratory infections, malaria and intestinal parasitism.
The Government of Sierra Leone organized refugee and homeless camps, and in those facilities we provide service in spite of adverse conditions. The population thanked the Cuban presence in these months, stressed Torres.
This was the 27th brigade that, as part of the internationalist contingent Henry Reeve, left Cuba to offer medical care to various parts of the world.
Cuban specialists were received in Havana by Nestor Marimón, in charge of International Relations in the Ministry of Public Health.