Havana, May 29 (RHC)--Cuba is participating in a Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) international forum in the Zhuang autonomous region of Guangxi, southern China, to discuss medical innovation and collaboration.
Prensa Latina news agency reports from Beijing that the island is represented by Yamira Palacios, head of the Marketing Office of Cuban Medical Services S.A.
Palacios stated that the program contemplates the debate in committees on topics such as the need to cooperate to improve the quality of health services, the exchange of experiences in academic training, and in research.
The deliberations -she specified- include the strengthening of primary health care as the main axis of disease prevention, and the exploration of ways to share technologies and train new specialists in cardiology, surgery, orthopedics, pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization event, which ends today, the 29th, is taking place in the coastal city of Fangchenggang and also brings together delegates from countries such as Russia, India, Belarus, Afghanistan, Nepal, Ukraine, Philippines, Turkey, Cambodia, Sir Lanka, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan.