Panama, Jul 6. -Ecuador's Vice President Lenin Moreno extolled the support of Cuban specialists in the program to detect disabled persons, as part of a social strategy developed by his administration.
Within the framework of a conference on human rights, public policies and disability being held in Panama, he highlighted the presence of about 300 Cuban specialists in the "Manuela Espejo Mission".
Moreno told Prensa Latina that Ecuadorians were very grateful to the Cubans for their support, because they have used their experience to easily detect the problems.
In this regard, he recalled that Cuban doctors had already taken part in similar tasks in their country and in Venezuela, which contributed to a more accurate diagnosis.
He also said that this program allowed Ecuadorian professionals to acquire the necessary experience and that Peru, Bolivia and Colombia had already asked Ecuador for its specialists to collaborate on this matter.
The Ecuadorian Vice President highlighted the importance of solidarity to face common problems, and stated that "we are one Latin American nation" and that is why we work together. (Prensa Latina)