Tag: doctors


Italy Set To Get 500 Cuban Doctors

Cuba will send nearly 500 doctors to the Calabria region of southern Italy, Cuban state media reported last week, part of a broader program that sends surplus medics from the communist-run island to countries in need. State-run media outlet Cubadebate said Calabria had been suffering from a shortage of doctors since 2010, part of a countrywide healthcare crisis, and had […]


Jamaica — 120 New Doctors Hired

Following a public outcry from members of the medical fraternity, Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. Christopher Tufton, has announced that 120 new doctors are to be hired in the public sector. In the press, it was recently reported that many interns were sitting at home unemployed because of budgetary constraints by the government. The situation was viewed as alarming, […]