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North and northeast receive 91% of Cuban doctors who are already in Brazil

Professionals spend, per course lasting three weeks plus evaluation before being forwarded to municipalities

 
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Minister Padilla presents, in Brasilia, municipalities will receive the first 400 Cuban doctors participating in the Program More Doctors
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Minister Padilla presents, in Brasilia, municipalities will receive the first 400 Cuban doctors participating in the Program More Doctors

The municipalities in the North and Northeast receive 364 of the 400 Cuban doctors begin to operate in Brazil, from the 16th through the Program More Doctors. They go through a course lasting three weeks and will make an assessment before being forwarded to the municipalities. The balance was released on Tuesday (3), the Ministry of Health

Selected, representing 91% of Cuban professionals who landed in Brazil, will act in Primary Health 187 locations. To the northeast, following 201 physicians who will work in 105 municipalities and indigenous district. The Northern Region will receive 123 professionals distributed in 69 municipalities and 12 districts indigenous.

The first group of 400 Cuban doctors who came to work in Brazil meets 29.4% of the 701 municipalities that were not selected by any doctor on call individual More Physicians: 334 in 182 municipalities should work with 20% or more of the population in a situation of extreme poverty; 26 doctors go for 24 metropolitan areas and 40 go into 13 districts indigenous.

By the end of the year, over 3600 Cuban professionals coming to Brazil to fill the remaining posts after new rounds of calling individual Brazilians and foreigners. When foreigners come to municipalities, begins the process of supervision of the work of these physicians in municipalities and regular evaluations of their work by supervisors, said Health Minister Alexandre Padilha.

Source: AGÊNCIA BRASIL
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