According to the Cuban diplomat in Twitter, the exchange taking place in the Civic Palace of the city, was previous to a meeting of the mayor with the members of the Henry Reeves brigade of the International Contingent of Doctors Specialized in Situations of Disasters and Serious Epidemics.
Turin Mayor thanks Cuban doctors for their work
In previous days, this group of professionals has been constantly recognized in the Italian region, for example, on Monday they received the Civil Merit Award granted by the presidency of the Piedmont regional council.
The distinction given to the 38 Cuban collaborators highlights the role played during the 2020 health emergency, the dedication and high professionalism shown daily in the care of Piedmontese patients with COVID-19, the website of the Cuban foreign ministry reported.
In Turin, 38 well-trained professionals with experience in solidarity aid have been fighting COVID-19 for three months, supporting Italian health personnel and tackling the pandemic using their action protocols.