More than 240 medical professionals are now working in the north east state of Paraíba Brazil through the program “More Doctors” this year, according to the State Department of Health (SES). Of these doctors, 147 are Cuban, 92 are Brazilian and 9 are exchange students and can be non-Cuban foreign or overseas trained Brazilians.
The area of Paraíba that has the highest amount of “More Medical” professionals is the region of João Pessoa with 47 physicians working. Relying on the Provab, the region has 97 professionals within the Ministry of Health programs.
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Source: Ministry of Health