Basseterre, 22 March 2022. On behalf of the Ministries of Health of Cuba and Saint Kitts and Nevis, Ambassador David Rivero Pérez and the local Permanent Secretary, Dr. Delores Stapleton-Harris, respectively, today signed a new health cooperation agreement, which will continue the Cuban medical collaboration in the Federation.
Cuba and Saint Kitts and Nevis maintain a close bond in the health sector dating back to 1996. The new agreement corresponds to the current characteristics of the international collaboration that Cuba offers and will allow the gradual increase of cooperators in both St. Kitts and Nevis.
Currently the Cuban medical brigade is composed of twelve professionals from different specialties who work at the General Hospital of Basseterre, Joseph N France and the Alexandra Hospital in Nevis.