During the diplomat’s visit to the assistance center, located in Kiev, Zhovnir thanked the Cuban Government and people for the more than 24,000 children cared for in the Caribbean nation after the nuclear accident occurred in Chernobyl, on April 26, 1986.
Okhmatdyt is a multidisciplinary medical and diagnostic institution that provides tertiary care to children under 18 years of age and women of reproductive age.
The ambassador conveyed Cuban authorities’ will to renew the medical exchange in pediatric medicine between both countries. The Ukrainian manager highlighted the institution’s interest in developing ties and sharing experiences.
At the end of the meeting, both officials reiterated their willingness to make progress in cooperation and work to restore ties between the two countries in the children’s medical sector.