Category Archives: Healthcare

Cuban medical technology to ensure quality care

The use of technological advances to benefit society and their implementation in various fields, such as medicine, is one of the primary objectives of the Central Institute for Digital Research (ICID), with the purpose of guaranteeing the wellbeing of the … Continue reading

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Cuba Hosts Second Scientific Day of Podosalud 2017

Havana, Jun 11 (Prensa Latina) The 1st Scientific Congress of Applied Podiatry, Podosalud 2017, celebrates today in this capital its second day with the objective of deepening the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and alterations that affect the foot. This … Continue reading

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Cuban vaccine may pack punch in fight against lung cancer

By Mimi Whitefield  |  Miami Herald (TNS)  |  June 11, 2017 BUFFALO, N.Y. — The first patients in a clinical trial at Roswell Park Cancer Institute have begun receiving monthly doses of CIMAvax-EGF, a Cuban lung-cancer vaccine that U.S. researchers … Continue reading

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Peruvian Legislators Honor Cuban Medical Brigade

Lima, Jun 9 (Prensa Latina) The Peruvian parliament has paid tribute to the Cuban medical brigade that has been assisting the victims of the torrential rains that have devastated the northern region of Piura for more than two months. The … Continue reading

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Cuba’s Advise Asked in Chile for a New Medical School

Santiago, Chile, Jun 5 (Prensa Latina) The University of Atacama, in northern Chile, has held talks with Cuban ambassador here, Adolfo Curbelo, to discuss the island”s possible collaboration in the opening of a medical school. The rector of the high … Continue reading

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Roswell attends Nat. Cancer Research Meeting

CHICAGO, I.L. — A local cancer institute took part in discussing the latest advances in the battle against cancer and new treatment strategies Saturday in Chicago. Doctors and researchers from Buffalo’s Roswell Park Cancer Institute are spotlighting some of their … Continue reading

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National Health Survey in Cuba

Dr. Esther Pallarol Marino, representative of the National Epidemiology Office of the Department of Non Transmittable Diseases told ACN that the survey will begin from the age of six. According to the Third National Survey of Risk Factors and Non … Continue reading

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Over 410 thousand blood donations made in Cuba in 2017

Havana, Cuba, May 26.- In the first 4 months of 2017, the 330,000 Cuban voluntary blood donors, made over 410,000 donations that will contribute to save lives in Cuba and in other countries. From June 6 through the 14, the … Continue reading

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Cuba’s Internationalist Solidarity Recognized Once Again, Doctors Awarded by WHO

In 2015, the brigade was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Contingent of Doctors Specializing in Disasters and Serious Epidemics is being recognized once again: the medical team is set to receive this week the Dr. … Continue reading

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Doing a lot with little – health care in Cuba

Although Cuba lies less than 100 miles from the United States, we Americans tend to know far less about the island nation than about almost any other country in our hemisphere. Only since 2014 has the United States begun to … Continue reading

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