Cuban Medical Mission renews its presence in Ghana

The change in the leading of the Cuban Medical Mission in Ghana took place at the Embassy of Cuba in Accra with the presence of the Ambassador Pedro Luis Despaigne González and Dr. Hafez Adam Taher, Head of External Health Cooperation, Ghana Ministry of Health.

The document was signed by Dr. Ana Lubín García, outgoing Head of the Cuban Medical Mission in the country and Dr. Mercedes Suárez Orama, incoming Head, with the presence of incoming and outgoing members of the Cuban Medical Brigade (CMB), as well as member of the staff of the Cuban Diplomatic Mission.

Ghana and Cuba renew Health Cooperation Agreement

The Ministry of Health of Ghana and the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba signed an Agreement by means of which the cooperation in health matters between both countries is renewed, which enables the provision of healthcare services in Ghana by a Cuban Medical Brigade (CMB).


The Ghanaian Minister of Health, Mr. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, signed for the Ghanaian side, while the Ambassador, Pedro Luis Despaigne González, on behalf of the Cuban Minister of Health, Dr. José Ángel Portal Miranda did it for the Cuban side.


Ghana's Minister of Health highlights work done by the Cuban Medical Brigade

The Minister of Health of Ghana, Mr. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu led the farewell activity to the Cuban Medical Brigade (CMB), which in the last five years provided its assistance services in Ghana.


In his words, the Minister recognized the work carried out by the Cuban doctors, and especially recognized the tireless work carried out by the Head of the CMB, Dr. Ana Lubín García, who at all times maintained a cohesive work with the country's health authorities.


Leadership of the National Democratic Congress party dismisses the Cuban Ambassador

The leadership of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) held a farewell activity to the Ambassador of Cuba to Ghana, Pedro Luis Despaigne González.


The Cuban ambassador was recognized for having shown himself to be a faithful friend of Ghana and for having known how to channel relations, even at a time when there were changes in the country's political direction. From the hands of Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, NDC´s General Secretary, the Cuban diplomat received a letter of recognition.


Ghana Trades Union Congress presents recognition to the Cuban Ambassador

Dr. Anthony Yaw Baah, Secretary General of the Trades Union Congress (Ghana) (TUC), presented an Certificate of Appreciation to the Ambassador of Cuba, Pedro Luis Despaigne González in recognition of his efforts towards strengthening the cooperation between workers of both countries. The presentation took place at the TUC´s headquarters during the Steering Committee session, with the presence of the main leaders of the 28 unions that make it up.