The diplomat told Prensa Latina that Belarusian First Deputy Minister of Health Elena Krotkova stressed that both institutions have maintained cooperation relations for more than 15 years, and on this occasion they took the opportunity to address three global theme blocks.
She explained that they are specifically about the future development of pharmaceutical products; the manufacture of Cuban medicines in Belarus; and the training of specialists in the processing and laboratory control of biological products.
The head of the Cuban delegation, First Deputy Minister of Public Health Tania Cruz, stressed that her country has high esteem for Belarusian medical care and expressed the desire to ‘establish closer relations.’
We would like to sign a general agreement to train both Cuban doctors and Belarusian specialists here and in Cuba, and we are interested in Belarusian medicines because they are of very high quality, Cruz noted.
The official recalled that they were also working to introduce Cuban medicines for the benefit of Belarusian patients.
At another meeting on Monday, the president of the Council of the Republic, Natalia Kochanova, stressed the importance of cooperation between the two countries in the fields of health care, science, education and pharmaceuticals.