|Meeting of Tripartite Agreement in Port-au-Prince
2012.04.23 - 09:25:36 / firstname.lastname@example.org
HAVANA, Cuba.- The 10th meeting of the Brazil-Cuba-Haiti Tripartite Agreement was held in Port-au-Prince, where new plans to materialize the organization of the public health system in that country and the strengthening of primary health care were tackled.
The training of human resources, epidemiological control, the rehabilitation of patients, the implementation of a mental health system, and the vaccination campaign, from which eight million children have benefited, were among the aspects dealt with by specialists of the three nations.
According to the Granma newspaper’s correspondent in that nation, topics like the inauguration of two national health laboratories in Les Cayes and Cap- Haitien, and the construction of three community hospitals of reference in Bon Repos, Beudet and Carrefour, were also analyzed.
During the meeting, the Cuban party proposed the training of 500 Haitian technicians in Infirmary, as well as the creation of family health teams and instruments used for diagnosis by medical services.
The Brazil-Cuba-Haiti Tripartite Agreement signed in March, 2010, shows tangible results in the field of teaching, with the training of 58 community agents and 27 professors.
In addition, Cuban voluntary workers are currently training 32 local youngsters as technicians in electro-medicine.