Category Archives: Healthcare

Health professionals denounce US campaign against Cuba

Oct 18 (Radio Rebelde) Cuban health collaborators in Dominica issued a statement on Friday condemning the campaign against members of the Cuban medical missions. According to Cubaminrex, members of the Cuban Health Workers Brigade in Roseau, capital of that Caribbean … Continue reading

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Cuban children with heart conditions are victims of the US blockade

Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban health system, which provides a population of eleven million with free medical care, lacks, or must pay much more, today for medical supplies to treat children who suffer from heart disease. This is … Continue reading

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Experts from eight countries will present at Cuba’s RedBioLac Meeting

Varadero, Cuba, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Experts from eight countries will present at the 11th RedBioLAC Meeting to be held here from October 17 to 18 with the theme Biodigesters: an agroecological option in the rural context, according to its … Continue reading

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Cuba expands joint replacement surgery

FotosPL: Juan Manuel MuñoaHavana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) In Cuba, joint replacement surgery has been successful in treating knee and hip injuries, experts from the Frank Pais Orthopedic Scientific Complex reported on Friday. The Deputy Director for Medical Care of … Continue reading

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Cardiovilla 2019 International Congress to be held in central Cuba

Santa Clara, Cuba, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Doctors from over 20 nations will attend the Cardiovilla 2019 International Congress, which will be held from October 8 to 10 in this central city of Cuba. With the theme ‘United in science … Continue reading

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US delegation dialogues with Cuban health authorities

Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Public Health Marcia Cobas received a delegation of 24 Americans interested in the island’s progress in this sphere, according to a press release this Friday. Led by Congresswoman Rosa Luisa DeLauro, … Continue reading

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Official criticizes US impediment to Cuban medical mission

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) A Cuban Foreign Ministry top official rejected the US decision to deny visa to a medical delegation of the island meant to attend a forum of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO). The General Director of the US … Continue reading

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Cuba welcomes prestigious rehabilitation specialists

Havana, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) Domestic and international rehabilitation specialists will speak about the use of robotics by disabled people during the 9th Congress of the Cuban Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Scheduled to be held through October 4, … Continue reading

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Cuba continues to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Havana, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, a certification recently ratified by the World Health Organization (WHO), local media reported on Monday. Cuban Minister of Public Health Jose Angel Portal assured on Twitter … Continue reading

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Cuba uses comprehensive plan to fight cancer

Luis Chirino – CGTN @FromHavana Published September 18, 2019 Officials with the World Health Organization say cancer is one of the major killer diseases in Cuba. Every year, thousands of people die of cancer on the island.  In response, Cuba … Continue reading

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