Antigua and Barbuda: Prime Minister Gaston Browne has extended congratulations to the students of Antigua who have graduated from the Universidad de Ciencias Médicas, Facultad 1 Santiago de Cuba (University of Medical Science of Cuba) on August 14, 2022.
Prime Minister Gaston Browne wrote, “Many congratulations to our Antiguan Medical students who graduated from the Universidad de Ciencias Médicas, Facultad 1 Santiago de Cuba, earlier today.”
Furthermore, he praised the graduated students for working hard during the tough times of the global pandemic – COVID-19. He expressed pride and congratulated all six graduates for being the recipient of the Prime Minister awards.
He also anticipated that his administration would continue to make a significant investment in the nation’s people, which are the greatest resource.
Prime Minister stated, “To continue and to excel in your medical studies during the global COVID-19 pandemic is commendable; we are proud of you! The Highest commendations are expressed to each of you. Dr Aminata Joseph, MD, Dr Brian Byers, MD, Dr Sachi Pipe, MD, Dr Laurica Stevens, MD, Dr Rene Duchtailler, MD and Dr Kheela Saunders, MD.”
“All six graduates were recipients of the Prime Minister Scholarship awards. This administration will continue to significantly invest in our nation’s greatest resource-its people,” he added.
The University of Medical Sciences is a medical university which is the largest as well as the oldest private school in Costa Rica and one of the most prestigious in Latin America. The university is well-known for the latest technology in medical education. It is counted as one of the best-simulated hospitals in the whole region. The university provides a great variety of degrees such as Doctor of Medicine, Licentiate of Physiotherapy, Doctor of Microbiology and Clinical Chemistry, and Licentiate of Nutrition and Doctor of Pharmacy.