Saint Catherine, May 19, 2022. Yesterday morning, a representation of the Cuban State Mission in Jamaica attended the Health Fair organized by the "José Martí" Technical High School, in Spanish Town. The event aimed to bring medical care closer to students and teachers of the teaching facility, built and donated by Cuba to the people of Jamaica in the 1970s.
The Second Secretary Ulises Calvo spoke at the opening of the Fair representing the Embassy of Cuba. In his words, he praised the school's initiative to hold the event in the context of the 127th anniversary of Martí's physical departure, recalled the historical relationship of brotherhood and mutual solidarity between both Caribbean islands, and highlighted the successes of the Cuban health system , including the successful confrontation with Covid 19. For her part, Dr. Gladys Blanco, a pulmonologist from the Cuban Medical Brigade in Jamaica, offered a discussion on the prevention of the coronavirus. The main words of the ceremony were delivered by the Minister of State for Health and Welfare of Jamaica, the parliamentarian Juliet Cuthbert Flynn.
After the act, Professor Reynel Isalgué, coordinator of the Cuban Educational Brigade in Jamaica, exchanged with directors of the Association of Graduates of the school and members of its faculty about the collaboration that our country has offered to this sister Caribbean island for a long time. decades.
Yesterday's Health Fair is one of the many activities planned for the year by directors and graduates of the "José Martí" Technical High School, a study center that celebrates its 45th anniversary this year.