Category Archives: Healthcare

‘Lies, Slander’: Cuba Rejects US Trafficking Blacklist

The U.S. blacklisted Cuba for allegedly using its overseas medical program for human trafficking. June 21 (teleSUR) Cuba denounced a decision by the United States to blacklist the island nation for allegedly contributing to human trafficking as based on “lies and slander.” RELATED: Cuban Doctors Restore Sight … Continue reading

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Cuba, Saint Lucia Strengthen Cooperation Projects

Guantanamo, Cuba Jun 20 (Prensa Latina) The Cuba-St. Lucia bilateral ties are closer and stronger than ever, after 30 years of its establishment, said the St. Lucia Ambassador to Cuba, Malachia Fontenelle. The high-ranking official, who is attending along with … Continue reading

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Gynecology and Obstetrics Congress Opens in Cuba

Havana, June 18 (Prensa Latina) Gynecologists, obstetricians, endocrinologists and critical care physicians are among specialists from 16 Latin American nations, Europe and U.S., who are attending this Tuesday the 27th Congress of the Cuban Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The … Continue reading

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Experts from Brazil, Guatemala, Cuba to Research Neuroimmunology

Havana, June 7 (Prensa Latina) Specialists from Brazil, Guatemala and Cuba will meet here from June 11 to 14 to discuss new alternatives in the treatment of demyelinating diseases during the First Cuban School of Neuroimmunology, a press release reported … Continue reading

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Cuban Doctors Restore Sight to Brazilian Community in Bolivia

Thousands have regained their sight thanks to the tireless efforts of Cuban doctors and their international health program, Miracle Missions. June 6 (teleSUR) One of Bolivia’s Brazilian communities is one of the main recipients of Cuban ophthalmologists’ medical talents since the … Continue reading

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Cuba will Treat Sick Venezuelan Children Affected by US Sanctions

June 3 (Orinoco Tribune) The Government of Cuba offered medical support and coordinated the care of four Venezuelan children, whose recovery was affected by the financial sanctions of the United States, reported President Nicolás Maduro. During a working meeting at … Continue reading

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Cuban Doctors Confirm Their Willingness to Serve Humanity

Havana, Jun 3 (Prensa Latina) The Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade specializing in disasters and serious epidemics is maintaining on Monday its willingness to provide assistance to the countries that need it. Upon arriving in Cuba in the past hours, … Continue reading

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Cuban Doctors Praised for Their Work in Post-Cyclone Mozambique

Cuban doctors are being praised for their work in cyclone-torn Mozambique which killed more than 400 and infected thousands of people.  June 3 (teleSUR) The Cuban Minister of Public Health Jose Angel Portal Sunday praised the work of Cuban doctors in … Continue reading

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President of Cuba Highlights Benefits HeberFeron in Cancer Treatment

Havana, June 1 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel today highlighted success of using the drug HeberFeron in reducing by eight times the frequency of basal cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer. New successes of Cuban biotechnology and pharmaceutical … Continue reading

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Russia, Cuba Sign Cooperation MoU on Health

Moscow, May 31 (Prensa Latina) Russia and Cuba have signed a memorandum of cooperation onn health to treat cancer patients, sources from the Russian National Medical Research Radiological Center reported on Friday. Cuban Deputy Minister Marcia Cobas Ruiz and General … Continue reading

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