Cuba Sends Medical Brigade to Chile

HAVANA TIMES, March 2 – A group made up by 27 Cuban doctors and support personnel, specializing in natural disasters and epidemics situations, traveled Tuesday to Chile to collaborate in the areas affected by the powerful earthquake that hit a vast region of that country on Saturday.   The healthcare personnel belong to the Henry Reeve medical brigade and are travelling with the necessary provisions to operate wherever the Chilean authorities decide, reported IPS.

Over 700 Cuban doctors and support personnel are also assisting the population in Haiti, which suffered a powerful quake on January 12.