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Cuban Medical Team in Bolivia, 12 Years of Friendly Work

Feb 17 – La Paz, Bolivia (Prensa Latina) After 12 years of work, the Cuban Medical Team in Bolivia continues faithful to the commitment to life and the guarantee of health as an inherent right of all human beings. Under … Continue reading

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GHANA, CUBA TO ESTABLISH BIOLARVICIDE FACTORY TO FIGHT MALARIA

Feb 14 (Government of Ghana) Official statistics from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) show that in Africa, malaria kills more people than all the wars on the continent combined, with a child dying every 30 seconds from … Continue reading

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Cuba Contributes to Renewing Global Medicine, Said Neuro-Scientist

Havana, Feb 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health system can make substantial contributions to new health trends worldwide, like precision medicine, said Professor Pedro Valdes, Deputy Director of the island”s Neuro Sciences Center. Precision medicine represents a change of paradigm, as … Continue reading

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Therapeutic Procedure Favors Gastroenterology Service in Sancti Spiritus

Arelys García Acosta, Escambray – 2 February, 2018 Over fifty patients have so far benefited from a beneficial endoscopic method implemented in the Gastroenterology Services of the Camilo Cienfuegos General Provincial Hospital of Sancti Spíritus According to Dr. Francisco Lorenzo Castillo, second … Continue reading

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Cuba To Increase Exports of Health Services to Algeria

Havana, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will increase the export of health services to Algeria, said today the two governments at the end of official talks that envisaged the increase of bilateral economic and trade ties. Algerian Minister of Health, … Continue reading

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Cuban, Spanish Surgeons to Participate in a Workshop on Neuro-Interve

Havana, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Neurosurgeons from Cuba and Spain will exchange experiences here in a theoretical-practical workshop on vascular neuro-interventionism, as part of the 56th anniversary of the National Institute of Neurology. Neuro-interventionism, the non-invasive procedure guided by radiological … Continue reading

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U.S. Policy on Cuba Obstructs Crucial Breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s, Cancer

AAAS Cuban Biomedical Fellows Delayed in Obtaining Visas for Collaborations 25 January 2018, Michaela Jarvis – The American Association For The Advancement of Science (AAAS) The new U.S. policy on Cuba is holding back science collaborations that can accelerate by years the development … Continue reading

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Cuban Pediatrics Congress Ends in Havana

Havana, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The 28th Cuban Congress of Pediatrics is closing its activities today after several days of scientific exchange with more than 400 participants from Latin America, Europe and the United States. The main activity today will … Continue reading

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US Pediatrician Contrasts Medical Services of His Country and Cuba

“We have a lot to learn about the successes of our Cuban colleagues on how to do more with less. What is done in Cuba with children has been excellent. We are impressed because it is a teamwork…” – American pediatrician … Continue reading

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Cuba Close to Marketing New Pneumococcal Vaccine

Havana, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) A new effective conjugates vaccine against pneumococcal diseases, with seven most frequent serotypes of the pathogen, will be on market next year, leaders of the research said here today. Developed by the Finlay Institute, the … Continue reading

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