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healthcareNews24 reports that the Free State government has welcomed the deployment of 17 Cuban doctors to assist the province in the fight against the coronavirus.  

By Monday evening, the province had recorded 163 cases of infections, with six deaths registered.  Free State Department of Health spokesperson Mondli Mvambi said the doctors would be deployed to all five districts in the province and went on to point out:  "They are here to be integrated into the health teams in the districts as they specialise in oriented primary healthcare for a preventative healthcare service.”  Health MEC Montseng Tsiu said the department was facilitating the registration of the Cuban doctors with the Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) and inducting them before they could practice medicine in the country.

  • Read the full original of the report in the above regard by Ntwaagae Seleka at News24
  • Read too, Thirteen Cuban doctors deployed to North West start work, at News24

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