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South African medical students return from Cuba

UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL    July 27, 2018 The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) is preparing to welcome 96 medical students returning home after 5 years of study in Cuba. The Nelson Mandela Fidel Castro Collaboration students are part of the Cuba-South Africa … Continue reading

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New Drug for Treatment of Myocardial Infarction Now in Cuba

Havana, Jul 25 (Prensa Latina) A medication for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction, developed by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), will be available in Cuba next year, the Granma newspaper announced today. The product, called CIGB-500, … Continue reading

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Cuban Surgeon Participates in Complex Surgery in Mozambique

Maputo, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuban maxillofacial surgeon Osdany Cancio participated in the medical team that pulled out a four-kilogram tumor lodged in the neck of a pregnant Mozambican woman, Cuban diplomatic sources said today. The complex surgery took place … Continue reading

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Mali Receives 30 Sports Medicine Scholarships from Cuba

Bamako, Jul 20 (PL) Mali”s government received 30 scholarships from Cuba for the study of Sports Medicine by young people who will travel to the Caribbean country from next September, according to a bilateral agreement announced today. Signed by the … Continue reading

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Cuban Deputy Health Minister Ends Visit to South Africa

Pretoria, Jul 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Public Health Alfredo Gonzalez completed a visit to South Africa today, during which he met with local authorities on existing cooperation in this sector and its future development. Gonzalez, who was … Continue reading

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Cuba’s Biopharmaceutical Industry Develops over 400 Projects

Havana, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Several research projects are developed by the Cuban biopharmaceutical industry, including those aimed at preventing and treating neurodegenerative diseases, cardiovascular diseases and cancer, according to officials from the sector. Characterized by its closed cycle line, … Continue reading

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Cuban Deputy Health Minister Visits South Africa

Pretoria, Jul 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Health, Alfredo Gonzalez, holds meetings in this capital with union leaders, foreign ministry officials and the presidential minister Nkosozana Dlamini Zuma, the embassy of that South African country reported. Gonzalez participated … Continue reading

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Cuban-trained doctors will help drive South Africa’s NHI programme: Motsoaledi

Spanish, Cuban cusine, South African medical students thrive in Cuba eNCA/SOUTH AFRICA – Monday, 9 July 2018 JOHANNESBURG – Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi says the Cuban-trained doctors will help drive the NHI programme. He welcomed back about 250 student doctors who have … Continue reading

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First Group of Medical Graduates Return to South Africa from Cuba

Pretoria, Jul 8 (Prensa Latina) The first group of some 700 young South Africans who completed five-year medical studies in Cuba arrived in this capital from Havana and were welcomed with a ceremony at the Oliver Tambo airport in Johannesburg. … Continue reading

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S. African Vice President to Welcome Youths Who Studied in Cuba

Pretoria, Jul 7 (Prensa Latina) South African Vice President David Mabuza will welcome today the medical students who studied in Cuba at the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Mabuza is also the chairman of the Human Resources Development Council … Continue reading

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