Three nationals leave to study medicine in Cuba

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, SEPTEMBER 15TH 2013 (CUOPM) – Three nationals of St. Kitts and Nevis left here last Thursday for the Republic of Cuba.

Ms. Louwana Dorset and Mr. Jonathan Carty of St. Kitts and Ms. Kentisha Daley of Nevis will pursue training in medicine.Assistant Human Resource Manager, Ms. Jamilah Adams said the three join 30 other nationals of the federation presently enrolled in Cuban universities.

(left to right) – Kentisha Daley, Jonathan Carty, Louwana Dorset and Resident Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to St. Kitts and Nevis, His Excellency Hugo Ruiz Cabrera

A general surgeon, a sports medicine specialist, an architect, a mechanical engineer and five nurses, were among the Cuban-university trained nationals who recently graduated with masters or bachelor degrees.

Ms. Adams disclosed that a total of 93 Kittitians and Nevisians have graduated from Cuban universities and are professionals in several disciplines including, medicine, architecture, telecommunications, dentistry, agronomy, psychology, psychiatry, veterinary medicine, sociology, sports medicine, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, economics, phytosanitary technology, accounting/finance, business, computer science and chemical engineering.

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