Nicaragua Prepares For Ebola With Cuban Support

Ebola sign in Spain to remind people of the dangers.
Ebola sign in Spain to remind people of the dangers.

NICARAGUA NEWS — The government says it has prepared a national plan to combat Ebola, that includes a training for health workers across the country and all personnel at border points, land, air and sea.

Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía (Coordinator of the Communication and Citizenship Council), Rosario Murillo, said the preparations are with the support of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

In addition, Cuba will be sending specialists to Nicaragua to help with the training.

“Our Cuban brothers have a health model recognized as one of the best in the world and also are well serves on the African continent, having worked there for decades,” said Murillo.