Gabonese Health Minister Requests Increased Training for Medical Specialists in Morocco

The Gabonese Health Minister, Dr Guy Patrick Obiang Ndong, requested, Wednesday in Libreville, the intensification of the training of medical specialists in Morocco. During talks with the Moroccan ambassador to Gabon, Abdellah Sbihi, the Gabonese minister requested the intensification of the training of medical specialists in Morocco on the one hand and the sponsorship, on the other hand, of an institute Moroccan in the field of medical professional training. Thanks to excellent health diplomacy between the two countries, more than fifty specialist doctors and a hundred senior Gabonese technicians have been trained to date in Morocco. For his part, the Moroccan diplomat, who is also Dean of the diplomatic corps in Gabon, welcomed Gabon’s strategy in the response against Covid-19, while commending the constant commitment of the President of Gabon in this global health crisis. The two sides discussed the excellent long standing friendly relations between Gabon and Morocco, maintained by “the two heads of State and brothers, His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba and His Majesty King Mohammed VI”. These excellent relations are accompanied by a very active diplomacy especially in the sector of health, they underlined. Talks also touched on the dialysis centers equipped by Morocco through the national human development initiative in Port Gentil and Franceville. At the end of the discussions, the two sides welcomed the holding in Gabon, from July 9 to 16, of the 3rd South-South medico-surgical caravan organized by the Moroccan Endo-Urology Association.