Over the weekend, Brazil and Cuba inked three health agreements in Havana, coinciding with the G77+China summit.
The focus is on treatments for Alzheimer's and diabetes. The agreements mark a fresh start in Brazil-Cuba relations. Ties had cooled under Brazil's past president.
Brazil's Health Minister, Nísia Trinidade, gave more details. She said the deals aim for innovative solutions in healthcare.
A bi-national health committee will set a mutual work plan. Cuba brings top-notch knowledge, while Brazil offers large-scale production.