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Bolivia coup government suspends diplomatic relations with Cuba

La Paz, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia´s Acting Foreign Minister Yerko Núñez on Friday announced the suspension of diplomatic relations with Cuba. Núñez stated at a press conference that this decision was due to alleged ‘grievances’ of the Cuban Foreign … Continue reading

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Cuban-developed cancer drug sees positive results

Ciego de Avila, Cuba,  (Prensa Latina) The Cuban drug Heberferon, the only one of its kind in the world, has seen excellent results in the treatment of basal cell carcinoma of the skin in this Cuban province. Dunia Sotolongo, Coordinator … Continue reading

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Emergency for Bolivian physicians due to unjustified layoffs

La Paz, Jan 14 (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian doctors who graduated in Cuba and Venezuela are in an emergency today, after learning that the health minister appointed by the de facto regime, Anibal Cruz, has been firing them arbitrarily. Some … Continue reading

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Cuba, first Latin American country to control diabetes

Jan 14 (Radio Rebelde) Cuba is the first country in Latin America to control diabetes, Cuban president Miguel Diaz Canel said on Twitter. In statements to ACN, Dr. Ileydis Iglesias, director of the National Institute of Endocrinology, stressed that all … Continue reading

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International project supports fight against cancer in Cuba

Holguin, Cuba, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) A technical cooperation project between the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Territorial Oncology Center (COT) in this province was launched this year to improve the quality of medical services in radiotherapy and … Continue reading

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Cuba among countries with lowest infant mortality rates in the world

Havana, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) In 2019, Cuba recorded an infant mortality rate of 5.0 deaths per 1,000 live births, which places it today among the top 35 countries with the lowest rates in the world. Figures offered by the … Continue reading

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China and Cuba unveil joint biotechnology innovation center

Beijing, Jan 2 (Prensa Latina) China and Cuba completed the assembly of their first joint biotechnology innovation center, built in the central province of Hunan with equipment and laboratories designed by specialists from the island, diplomatic sources confirmed today. The … Continue reading

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Advances in health care in the central Cuban mountains

Photo: Escambray newspaper Sancti Spiritus, Dec 27 (Prensa Latina) Advances in health care in the mountains of the central Cuban province of Sancti Spiritus have led to proven results, with no infant or maternal deaths so far this year. According … Continue reading

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Cuban doctors denounce US smear campaign

Roseau, Dominica, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban doctors working on the islands of Dominica and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines today rejected the US smear campaign launched against Cuban health workers and reaffirmed the will to continue saving lives. With … Continue reading

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Cuba Denounces New OAS Attack Against Medical Collaboration

The statement of Cuba comes after the OAS organized a forum in Washington, where it discredited the solidarity work of this international medical brigades. Dec 18 (teleSUR) Cuban authorities denounced Wednesday a new attack by the Organization of American States (OAS) against … Continue reading

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