Category Archives: Healthcare

Maduro Marks 12th Anniversary of Medical Cooperation with Cuba

Nearly 6 million people across Latin American have benefited from the program. Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has commemorated the 12th anniversary of the Sandino Commitment, an agreement which led to the Cuban visual health care program, Miracle Mission. On Aug. … Continue reading

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Cuba Selects Former FARC Rebels to Train as Doctor

In order to attend the medical school in Cuba, aspiring students must commit to one promise: that they return to their local communities to practice medicine there. This week marked the first selection of 200, primarily former FARC guerrillas, as … Continue reading

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We are Fidel, we are Chávez

This August 13, Cubans and Venezuelans paid tribute to the Comandante en Jefe’s exceptional career, as well as to another extraordinary fighter: Hugo Chávez Miranda, Venezuela.– In every corner of this sister nation where a brigade of Cuban collaborators is … Continue reading

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Committed to solidarity

The extraordinary contributions of Cuba’s healthcare collaboration internationally owes its origins to the thinking of Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, the greatest promoter of solidarity with the world’s peoples, and advocate of this principle as fundamental to the Revolution’s … Continue reading

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A family’s missions

Defined by their resistance and hope, six Cuban professionals at a Comprehensive Diagnostic Center share their experiences of working in Venezuela Yaracuí, Venezuela.– Thousands of books, testament to a venerable work of patience, commitment and courage, could be written from … Continue reading

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World’s 1st Skin Cancer Drug Available in Every Cuban Pharmacy

Within months of its development, Heberferon has brought incredible results to over 400 patients around the island. The world’s first skin cancer treatment, which targets basal cell carcinoma, has appeared in pharmacies across Cuba within only six months of its … Continue reading

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Elections: Questions and answers (Part I)

Interview with Dr. José Luis Toledo Santander focused on the origins of the Cuba’s current institutional system Numerous international media outlets are currently describing the future of Cuba as unknown, given the upcoming 2017-2018 general elections. While many people, both … Continue reading

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A beacon of fraternity, solidarity and collectivity

To offer health and hope around the world is among the missions of the more than 28,500 doctors from 103 countries who have graduated from the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM), which this year held its 13th graduation. To … Continue reading

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Distinguished experts gather for international course on dengue

Recognized Cuban and international experts are gathering in Havana today through the 18th, at the Pedro Kourí Institute of Tropical Medicine, for an update on the current situation of dengue and other arboviral illnesses HAVANA.– Recognized Cuban and international experts … Continue reading

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Cuba Convenes Carlos Juan Finlay Health Contest

Havana, Aug 1 (Prensa Latina) On the occasion of the 115th anniversary of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), its representation in Cuba has called today the journalistic guild to participate in the Carlos Juan Finlay Contest. The event, dedicated to … Continue reading

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