Another Cuban Gift to the World: 5683 Cubans and 4843 other nationals from 70 countries graduate as doctors

June 27

graduatesCuba will graduate more than 10 thousand 500 medical doctors at medicine schools in different provinces of the country, this year.
The head of the Teaching Process and Registration Department of the Cuban Health Ministry, Doctor Emilio Caballero the new professionals include 5 thousand 683 Cubans and 4 thousand 843 nationals of 70 countries. The graduation ceremonies will take place July 19 -27.
According to Caballero, the countries with the largest number of graduates are Bolivia, with 855; Ecuador, 718; Mexico, 444; Argentina, 387; El Salvador, 386; Guyana, 280; East Timor, 194; Angola, 118, and China with 101 doctors.

29712 graduates from all medical sciences

The total number of graduates from all medical sciences specialties this year will reach 29 thousand 712 professionals, with 24 thousand 692 being Cuban and 5 thousand 020 from other nations.
The new health specialists are youths with high scientific level and humane values that favor their assistance to the world helpless people.
Medical sciences include the specialties of Medicine, Stomatology, Nursing, Psychology, and Health Technologies.
Also part of this graduation are Bachelors in Biological Analysis, Hygiene and Epidemiology; Medical Radio-Physics, Nutrition, Optometry and Optics, Rehabilitation, and others.

124700 medical doctors have graduated since the revolution


The total number of Cuban medical doctors that have graduated since 1961 up to 2012 has reached over 124 thousand 700.
This year’s graduation alone includes is one fold and a half larger than the total figure of physicians that worked in Cuba when the Revolution triumphed in 1959.
Source:  Cuban News Agency

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