Cuba combatting Ebola in AfricaL Cross-Canada Speaking Tour

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 23:00

~ La versión en español sigue la versión en inglés ~

** Cross-Canada Speaking Tour **

Featuring Special Guest Speaker Direct from Cuba:
Chief of Cuba’s medical personnel during Cuba’s international mission in the former Republic of Congo, Head of the Department of Health for the province of Havana and Director of the Department of Bilateral Collaboration in the Ministry of Public Health

This is a free event!

As West African countries were battered by one of the most critical and devastating outbreaks in recent history, help and solidarity became necessary. The immense outbreak of Ebola had to be met with immense contributions to combat it. Cuba with its professional and experienced international medical missions quickly rose to the greatest involvement in the fight against Ebola.

It did not take long after Cuba’s 450 medical volunteers arrived in the countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone for the world to take notice of Cuba’s exceptional effort. World leaders expressed their gratitude as international media picked up the story of this small country’s big hearted effort to combat the deadly disease.

You’re invited to come hear from Dr. José de Jesús Portilla, one of Cuba’s celebrated internationalist revolutionary doctors about Cuba’s contribution to the battle against Ebola in West Africa as well as Cuba’s history of internationalist medical solidarity.

Evening will also feature live music:
MARIA LUISA MELENDEZ - Salvadorean musician, who will move the crowd with her beautiful songs

To view the event poster:

Vancouver event sponsored by:
Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC)
Free the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver
Canadian Cuban Friendship Association - Vancouver

Tour organized by: Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC)

** Gira de oratoria por todo Canadá **

Presentando a un invitado especial en directo desde Cuba:
Jefe del personal médico durante la misión internacionalista cubana en la antigua República del Congo, Jefe del Departamento de Salud Pública en La Habana y Director del Deparamento de Colaboración Bilateral en el Ministerio de Salud Pública.

¡Este evento es gratis!

Cuando los países del África Occidental fueron golpeados por uno de los más críticos y devastadores brotes en la historia reciente, la ayuda y la solidaridad se tornó necesaria. Se requirió que el inmenso
brote de Ébola fuese combatido con inmensas contribuciones. Cuba, con sus misiones médicas profesionales y experimentadas, se unió rápidamente al más grande enfrentamiento contra el ébola.

No pasó mucho tiempo para que los 450 voluntarios médicos cubanos llegaran a los países de Guinea, Liberia y Sierra Leona para que el mundo notara el esfuerzo excepcional de Cuba. Líderes mundiales
expresaron su gratitud al tiempo que la prensa internacional siguió la historia del desinteresado esfuerzo de este pequeño país para combatir esta mortal enfermedad.

Están invitados a venir a escuchar de la voz del Dr. José de Jesús
Portilla, uno de los célebres doctores revolucionarios
internacionalistas, sobre la contribución de Cuba en la lucha contra
el ébola en África Occidental, al igual que la historia de la
solidaridad médica cubana.

La noche también presentará música en vivo:
MARÍA LUISA MELÉNDEZ-- Música salvadoreña, quien conmoverá a la
audiencia con sus bellas canciones.

Para ver el poster del evento:

Evento en Vancouver patrocinado por:
Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC)
Free the Cuban 5 Committee - Vancouver
Canadian Cuban Friendship Association - Vancouver

Gira organizada por Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC)

** Traducido por Reynaldo Cruz Diaz

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