Category Archives: Healthcare

Cuba Uses Wolbachia Bacteria to Eliminate Arboviroses

Havana, Aug 22 (Prensa Latina) Using Wolbachia bacteria to prevent Aedes aegypti mosquitoes from transmitting arboviroses is one of the projects currently developed by Cuba with the aim of preventing the transmission of diseases such as dengue, Zika and chikungunya. … Continue reading

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Cuba Reiterates Rejection of Sabotage of its Medical Collaboration

Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez reiterated this Wednesday his rejection of US attempts to sabotage Cuban medical collaboration in over 60 countries. According to Rodriguez, the Trump administration’s policy in this regard pursues the purpose … Continue reading

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Cuban Doctors Have Treated Millions of Patients Worldwide

Havana, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) In 56 years of medical collaboration carried out by Cuba across the world, more than 1.855 billion patients have been treated by Cuban health professionals. Cuban Vice President Dr. Roberto Morales, former Minister of Health, … Continue reading

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Cuban Writer Defends Humanitarian Work of Cuban Doctors in Brazil

Brasilia, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuban writer Leonardo Padura, winner of the 2012 National Literature Prize, defended the humanitarian nature of the presence of his fellow countrymen in the More Doctors program, which treated more than 113 million Brazilian patients … Continue reading

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More Young Colombians Travel to Cuba to Study Medicine

Bogota, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) A new group of Colombian youngsters traveled to Havana today to study at the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM), as part of a Cuban government initiative to support their rehabilitation after the signing of … Continue reading

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Japan to Produce, Trade Cuban Medicine

Havana, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban natural medicine Policonasol (PPG) to treat ischemic cerebrovascular diseases will be produced in Japan, where it will be available online from September, it was reported Friday. ‘Policosanol, of Cuban origin, known as PPG, was … Continue reading

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Over a Hundred Mongolian Students Graduate from Cuban Universities

Havana, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) More than a hundred Mongolian youngsters graduated from higher education institutions in Cuba, the Cubaminrex website reported today. Since the triumph of the Cuban Revolution six decades ago, 160 Mongolian students have received their degrees … Continue reading

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US Continues Attacks on Cuban Medical Missions

Washington, Aug 7 (Prensa Latina) United States is currently offering up to 3 million dollars to organizations that investigate Cuban medical missions, in a new attack against one of the most important solidarity programs of the Caribbean country. The Cuba … Continue reading

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Jamaica’s Health System will have more Collaborators from Cuba

Havana, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) Jamaica’s health system will have more collaborators from Cuba, a country that has been helping in this field since 1976 and today has more than 200 doctors in that Caribbean nation. José Armando Afronte, head … Continue reading

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Diaz-Canel: Bolsonaro Lies about Cuban Doctors

Havana, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) President Miguel Diaz-Canel denounced that the Brazilian head of State, Jair Bolsonaro, lies about the Cuban doctors in that country, and acts with servility towards the United States. President Bolsonaro lies again. His servility towards … Continue reading

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