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Mar 16, 2011

Specialist doctors get assistance

Mr. Jose Ramon Machado Ventura, the First Vice-President of the Councils of Cuba, says the Cuban government is offering to assist Ghana train 250 specialist doctors to improve the capacity of the Ghana Health Service (GHS).


According to him, the arrangement to offer assistance is in line with the Ghana government’s quest to bring healthcare delivery to the doorstep of the people and achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) target on health by 2015.

 Mr. Machado Ventura revealed this at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana, when H.E John Dramani Mahama, the Vice President of Ghana paid a curtsey call himsident of the Councils of State and of Ministers of the Republic of Cuba.

 He pointed out that as part of the offer, some Cuban specialist doctors will be deployed in some hospitals in deprived areas of the country to assist in healthcare delivery in those areas.

 The specialist doctors will train in areas such as Anaesthetics, Clinical Pathology and Haematology, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Morbid Anatomy and Paediatrics.

Source : ISD