Saint Kitts and Nevis: The Government of Saint Kitts and Nevis and Cuba updated their diplomatic relations by signing a new health cooperation agreement on Tuesday, March 22, 2022.
According to reports, Cuban Ambassador David Rivero Pérez and the local Permanent Secretary of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Delores Stapleton-Harris, have signed a new health cooperation agreement on behalf of Ministers of Health. Health of Cuba and Saint Kitts and Nevis.
According to the agreement, the Cuban medical profession will continue the collaboration within the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
The Federation and Cuba have a long-standing relationship as they continue to invest in each other’s health sector. In 1996, the two countries maintained a close link in the health sector with the various cooperation agreements.
Now they have signed a new agreement to update their relationship with the health sector. The new agreement corresponds to the current characteristics of the international collaboration offered by Cuba. The agreement that was signed between the country allowed the gradual increase of cooperators in Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Currently, various Cuban professionals work in the health sector of the Federation. In addition, a total of twelve professionals from the Cuban medical brigade work in the Federation’s health sector.
The twelve professionals of the Cuban medical brigade have different specialists in the medical sector and work regularly in the Federation.
The twelve professionals from different specialists worked at the general hospital in the country’s capital called Basseterre, Joseph N France and Alexandra Hospital in Nevis.
The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis has also shared great mutual partnerships with the government and people of the Republic of Cuba. Ambassador Vance Amory of Saint Kitts and Nevis, on behalf of Prime Minister Timothy Harris, declared the bilateral relations between the two countries during the seventh CARICOM-Cuba summit held by videoconference on December 08, 2020.