Cuba has been strengthening and developing different techniques of Traditional and Natural Medicine in the Health sector, in line with the guidelines emanating from the 6th and 7th congresses of the Communist Party of Cuba, indicated Gonzalez in statements in New Delhi to Prensa Latina. India is a country with a rich culture that enhanced different techniques of Traditional Medicine, the doctor pointed out.
He recalled that during the last two years, , some steps have been taken and several agreements and memoranda of understanding were signed between the Cuban Ministry of Public Health and the Ayush and Health and Family Welfare portfolios of India.
Gonzalez assured that several modalities of Natural and Traditional Medicine have been practiced in Cuba as a therapeutic option within the reach of medical professionals, to treat a wide range of diseases whose benefits are known by the Cuban population, with a growing acceptance in patients and with undoubted benefits to health.
Therefore, the introduction of modalities of Natural and Traditional Medicine of India will allow continuing the development of this area on the island, he added.
‘We have seen experiences related to the use of yoga and other techniques of proven usefulness that will allow us to expand these modalities for the people’s sake,’ he explained.
The Cuban Vice Minister of Health stated that his delegation was attended in important centers such as the Indian Institute of Yoga and the Indian Institute of Ayurveda.
Cuban specialists also had a meeting with experts and directors of the Ministry of Ayush, the entity in charge of organizing and conducting Natural and Traditional Medicine in India.
We appreciate – he said – very interesting experiences and with unquestionable results, that have each time greater scientific evidences, and show the validity and the effectiveness of its application.
Gonzalez also highlighted the traditional hospitality of the Indian people with the Cubans.
He took for granted that health professionals in Cuba, who already have the appropriate training and experience in different health institutions, will have an arsenal of therapeutic options to treat different kinds of diseases and ailments, which are increasingly accepted by the population because of their benefits.