Cuba and Canada sign agreement on health tourism for the elderly


HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — The Comercializadora de Servicios Médicos Cubanos (CSMC) SA and the Canadian tour operator COGIR, on Wednesday signed an agreement in Havana for the implementation of a program dedicated to the medical care of elderly Canadian tourists.

Dr Yamila Ramona de Armas Águila, first vice-president of CSMC, and Bruno Desautels, secretary of COGIR, a leading investor and developer of residences for the elderly in Canada, signed the document.

“For a happy age” is the name of the program, conceived for groups of autonomous older adults, aged from 75 to 85, who have good physical and mental condition and visit Cuba for a stay of two to three months in the winter, said De Armas Águila.

The board of directors of the entity, which belongs to the ministry of…

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