Holguin University of Medical Sciences receives congratulations from the Cuban Prime Minister

Holguín, September 25 (ACN) Today the University of Medical Sciences of Holguín (UCMHo) received a congratulatory letter from Cuban Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz, on the results of the confrontation with COVID-19 and the 44th graduation from home. of postgraduate studies.

In the document, the owner highlighted the work of this educational center, in the continuity of training health professionals recognized around the world for their humanity and responsibility, even in the midst of the adverse conditions caused by the disease.

He stressed that the graduates have lived through these times of the pandemic, and have undertaken important and difficult tasks to support the Ministry of Public Health.

The message was sent during the graduation ceremony of UCMHo’s Arides Estévez Nursing Branch, where 265 graduates of short-cycle training programs received their certificates.

Gretel Ferrero, a communications specialist at the university, explained to Cuban News Agency that the disciplines include nursing, clinical analysis, multifunctional medicine, radiology, medical biophysics, optics, optometry and hygiene, epidemiology, pharmaceutical services, electrical medicine, vigilance and vector control.

He emphasized that these programs allow the qualification of professionals in high demand within the sector to contribute to a higher quality of services provided to the population, in hospitals and secondary and primary health care.

During the ceremony, presided over by Dr. Tania Margarita Cruz Hernandez, Member of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party and Deputy Minister of Public Health, the most comprehensive graduates with accreditation were honored.

In the academic year 2020-2021, the University of Medical Sciences in Holguín graduated 1,336 professionals and technicians, of whom 197 are deserving of the golden title and 25 are foreigners.

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Since its founding in 1977, the House of Graduate Studies has graduated over 45,000 young Holguín, mostly but also from countries as diverse as Bolivia, Ecuador, Somalia, Venezuela, Congo and others.

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