Category Archives: Healthcare

Hurricane-Battered Cuba Has Sent 750 Doctors to Other Caribbean Islands to Help After Irma

Cuba has its own medical needs at home, but that didn’t stop it from helping out its neighbors. In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Cuba is struggling to deal with the destruction of homes and infrastructure on the island — … Continue reading

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Health System Recovers in Havana after Hurricane Irma

Havana, Sep 14 (Prensa Latina) 72 hours after Hurricane Irma”s onslaught in Havana, 98 percent of hospitals in the capital city already has electricity and running water, said local director of health Reynol Garcia. ‘Most of our hospitals are already … Continue reading

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Cuba Urges to Extend Sanitary Measures to Avoid Epidemics

Havana, Sep 12 (Prensa Latina) After Hurricane Irma, which affected almost all the Cuban territory, the national authorities made a call here today to take hygiene and sanitary measures to avoid the outbreak of epidemics. In the middle of the … Continue reading

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Moffitt cancer center trying to partner with researchers in Cuba

TAMPA — People who are working in Tampa and Havana on the fight against cancer say they have a lot to learn from one another. And now, with relations between their two countries expanding if still tentative, they’re ready to … Continue reading

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Why Cuba Has a Higher Life Expectancy – the Tattered US Healthcare System

A survey compared the United States with 10 other advanced countries. The Netherlands came out on top; the United States dead last. So frequently is the word ‘freedom’ employed in the political vernacular, it has come to mean whatever the … Continue reading

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Guyana Medical Students Dedicate Graduation to Fidel Castro

Up to now, 790 Guyanese doctors have graduated from Cuba’s Latin American School of Medicine. Some 38 medical students from Guyana dedicated their graduation ceremony on Thursday to late Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro, honoring his lasting support for medicine and … Continue reading

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Sierra Leone News: Cuba to send medical team to Salone

The Embassy of the Republic of Cuba has sent notification to the Embassy of Sierra Leone in Addis Ababa, on Monday 4 September 2017, that they are willing to supply an emergency medical team for three months to help the … Continue reading

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Cuban Doctors Arrive in Vietnam

Hanoi, Sept. 4 (Prensa Latina) The first four Cuban doctors from a group of 17 who will begin working in Vietnam this year have arrived here today as part of the joint decision to increase cooperation in this area as … Continue reading

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790 Guyanese doctors trained in Cuba

MORE than 100 Guyanese will be graduating in the field of medicine next year, adding up to a total of 790 to have graduated in Cuba and Cuban Ambassador Julio César González Marchante said Guyana will benefit from more scholarships. … Continue reading

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Belize sends off thirteen to study in Cuba

The Cuban Embassy hosted a farewell event for students who are leaving Belize to pursue studies in Cuba. The students were selected from a pool of about seventy applicants to form a part of this y ear’s cohort of the … Continue reading

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