Support in Switzerland for Nobel Prize to Cuban doctors

The Swiss Labor Party-Workers and Popular Party today called for the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban doctors, who offer their solidarity aid in different nations in confrontation with COVID-19.

Through a statement, the group highlighted the work of the Caribbean country's physicians and advocated delivering this award to the Henry Reeve brigades, sent to almost thirty countries to support actions against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, publishes Latin Press.

Likewise, the letter highlights the internationalism of Cuban health workers and recognizes the achievements of that nation in facing the pandemic, despite the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by Washington.

In this regard, in recent days hundreds of political organizations and solidarity groups have expressed their support for the candidacy of Cuban doctors for the Nobel Peace Prize, including the Rio de Janeiro Committee for Solidarity with Cuba and the Brazil Chapter of the International Committee for the Peace, Justice and Dignity of the Peoples, among others.

The petition to award the Nobel Peace Prize to the International Contingent of Doctors Specialized in Disaster Situations and Serious Epidemics Henry Reeve, recognizes the work of these brigades in the last 15 years and their current contribution in dozens of countries in the battle against COVID -19.

Currently, more than 3,000 Cuban professionals provide humanitarian aid in more than 20 nations in the Americas, Africa and Europe, who have treated a total of 67,653 patients and saved 2,091 lives, says the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the largest of the Antilles.