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Zimbabwe Health Minister Praises Cuban Cooperation

Harare, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Zimbabwe’s Minister of Health, Obadiah Moyo, praised on Friday the service provided by Cuban doctors in this Southern African country, which he described as excellent. During a meeting with the ambassador of Cuba in this … Continue reading

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Cuba Provides Health to Everyone, Mexican Specialist Says

By Reina Magdariaga Havana, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban health system has achieved its purpose to reach all inhabitants, Mexican dentist Francisco Cazares said in Havana, in the context of the 8th National Vision Oral Health Symposium. In my … Continue reading

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Food Is Priority on Cuban Government Agenda, FAO Says

Havana, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) Hunger is not a problem in Cuba, but a permanent occupation on the government and parliamentary agenda, FAO representative Marcelo Resende said on Monday. The message, published in local media, highlighted that the country is … Continue reading

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Cuban Medical Brigade Helps Earthquake Victims in Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Oct 7 (Prensa Latina) Two teams of Cuban doctors are caring for injuries caused by the 5.9 earthquake on the Richter scale which struck northern Haiti on Saturday. According to Evelio Betancourt, general coordinator of the Cuban Medical Brigade, … Continue reading

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Cuban Mother with Sick Child Calls U.S. Blockade Criminal

Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) The U.S. economic blockade against Cuba is criminal because it hinders access to life-saving medicines and resources, denounced Mayelin Jimenez, mother of an eight-year-old boy with cancer. In an interview with Prensa Latina, she stated … Continue reading

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Sancti Spiritus Urges Early Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Alfonso Cueto Manzano, president of the Latin American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension. (Photo: Arelys García / Escambray). Escambray | by Arelys García Acosta, Sept. 14, 2018 — Latin America has the highest mortality rate in the world from … Continue reading

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Cuba joins the campaign for World Alzheimer’s Day

HAVANA, Cuba, Sep 21 (ACN) Cuba joins the international campaign for World Alzheimer’s Day, which is celebrated every September 21 to raise awareness about dementia and challenge the stigma. “Every three seconds: someone in the world develops dementia” is the … Continue reading

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Cuban Medical Brigade in Zimbabwe Is Ready to Stop Cholera Outbreak

Harare, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) The Cuba’s medical brigade working in Zimbabwe is willing to cooperate with local authorities to stop the cholera outbreak that has killed 21 people, the Caribbean nation”s embassy in the capital reported. The diplomatic mission … Continue reading

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PAHO Praises Congress of Traditional Medicine in Cuba

Havana, Sep 7 (Prensa Latina) The representative in Cuba of the World Health Organization/Pan American Health Organization (WHO/PAHO), Cristian Morales, praised today the Congress of the Cuban Society of Natural and Traditional Medicine, Bionat 2018. It is an important event … Continue reading

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Cuban Deputy FM Meet Medical Brigade in Nauru

Yaren, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Rogelio Sierra met today with the medical brigade of the Caribbean country that is working in Nauru, on occasion of his participation in the 49th Pacific Islands Forum. Sierra described as … Continue reading

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