Havana, Feb 15 (RHC) Cuban Minister of Public Health Jose Angel Portal said that the signing of a new agreement with his Algerian counterpart, Abdelhak Saihi, strengthens cooperation between the two healthcare systems.
Portal thanked Algeria for its confidence in the Cuban specialists and its Health Ministry’s support for the Cuban medical brigade, made up of more than 900 professionals.
The health officials called to expand medical cooperation, joint research, and scientific exchange between Algeria’s Pasteur Institute and Cuba’s Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute.
Other topics discussed during the meeting included developing and producing vaccines against current African diseases, advancing technology transfer with the biopharmaceutical industry, and promoting exchange between regulatory agencies. (Prensa Latina)