Banjul, March 10.- A group of Gambian health professionals thanked Cuba for the supportive help it offers this West African nation in the training of its young people, mainly in the medical sector.
Such gratitude was expressed in a simple but emotional activity held at the general hospital in Farafenni region, about 115 kilometers from this capital, where Gambian Dr. Ebrima Kanteh was fired, before his trip to the Caribbean island soon to attend free the specialty of Orthopedics.
The head of the Cuban Medical Brigade in that town, Dr. Eusebio Riquenes Ayala, was present at the small act, who assured his colleagues that his country will always continue to be in solidarity with Africa, and particularly with this brother nation.
Two other young Gambian doctors are already in the largest of the Antilles to start specialization courses in Pediatrics and Clinical Intensivist, respectively, in 2022.
For more than two decades, Cuban professors have taught classes on different subjects at the University of Banjul’s medical school.
Likewise, a large Brigade of health professionals from the oldest Caribbean archipelago has healed and saved lives for more than 20 years throughout the Gambian territory.
Both countries are also currently working to increase cooperation in health, education and sports, among other areas.