Category Archives: Healthcare

Cuba for the Control of Patients with Arterial Hypertension

Havana, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban health authorities work to control arterial hypertension (AHT), after several years of progress in identifying patients with this disease, which affects almost a third of the population. Esther Pallarol, a specialist at the National … Continue reading

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Cuba Manages To Keep Its Minority Population Healthy Despite Their Economic Struggles

Whenever I hear Cubans talk about their nation’s advancements in health care, and when I think about where the U.S. is on all this, what I hear is a tale of two scarcities. The tales, however, end differently for the … Continue reading

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Cuba Creates Medicine to Counteract Alzheimer Progress

Havana, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba creates medicine that seeks to delay the progress of Alzheimer, expressed health officials here on Thursday, when announcing that that the drug, called NeuroEpo, will undergo clinical trials for the first time in humans. … Continue reading

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Cuba Recognizes Importance of Arthroscopy Event

Ciego de Avila, Cuba May 4.- Swiss expert, Peter Buess, has acknowledged here that arthroscopy courses, developed in this city, are a bridge for the exchange of experience between European and Cuban specialists. Orthopedic from different nations, including from other … Continue reading

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80% of the treatments for children with leukemia in Cuba are successful

80 percent of treatments for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia have been successful in Cuba, according to a report from the official Cubacoopera website. Each year the country reports an average of 80 new cases and 75 percent are acute … Continue reading

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Charlotte’s top doctors, nurses off to help patients in Cuba

WCNC.com May 11, 2107 –CONCORD, N.C. — A group of Charlotte’s top doctors and nurses are off to Cuba, to do surgery on patients who can’t afford it otherwise. The doctors and nurses — about 40 of them — will … Continue reading

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This Cuban lung cancer drug is giving some U.S. patients hope

JUDY WOODRUFF: Now: a promising lung cancer treatment from Cuba that’s drawing attention from U.S. patients. Some Americans are already traveling there to try the drug, in the hopes of stopping their cancer from growing. Former President Obama cleared the … Continue reading

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Heberprot-P: 10 Years in the Market, 65000 Patients Benefited in Cuba

Havana, May 10 (Prensa Latina) After almost ten years in the market, the Cuban drug Heberprot-P, the only medicine of its kind effective against diabetic foot ulcers, has benefited more than 65,000 patients in the island, it was reported today. … Continue reading

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Cuba: World Experts to Talk on Hematology

Experts from 24 countries of the planet will come to Cuba to discuss on leukemia, immunology, coagulation problems and others, during the celebration of the 8th Cuban Congress of Hematology (Hematology 2017), to start on May 8 in the Cuban … Continue reading

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Cuba to present new clinical evidences on the usage of natural medicine

May 8, 2017, Written by Radio Santa Cruz | The huge impact of Policosanol —commonly known as PPG— on Cuban population will be discussed today within a national workshop to be held in Havana. Doctor in Sciences Rafael Gamez, General Director … Continue reading

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