Cuba as World Leader in to medical attention according to the PAHO
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- 08 / 01 / 2008
The UN official spoke to the press about the work carried out by Cuba with respect to its aging population and about new issues such as climate change, skyrocketing oil and food prices, and food security.
Roses Periago, who came to Cuba for the first time in 1985, said that movement for healthy municipalities began in Cienfuegos to promote healthy living.
She said that the study period to define ministry plans and needs for the next five years concluded last year along with discussions to define cooperation efforts up to 2015, related with the Millennium Goals.
Roses Periago said that Cuba has met the needs identified several decades ago to train more healthcare professionals and provide more clinics in towns.