Category Archives: Healthcare

Experts from eight countries will present at Cuba’s RedBioLac Meeting

Varadero, Cuba, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Experts from eight countries will present at the 11th RedBioLAC Meeting to be held here from October 17 to 18 with the theme Biodigesters: an agroecological option in the rural context, according to its … Continue reading

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Cuba expands joint replacement surgery

FotosPL: Juan Manuel MuñoaHavana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) In Cuba, joint replacement surgery has been successful in treating knee and hip injuries, experts from the Frank Pais Orthopedic Scientific Complex reported on Friday. The Deputy Director for Medical Care of … Continue reading

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Cardiovilla 2019 International Congress to be held in central Cuba

Santa Clara, Cuba, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Doctors from over 20 nations will attend the Cardiovilla 2019 International Congress, which will be held from October 8 to 10 in this central city of Cuba. With the theme ‘United in science … Continue reading

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US delegation dialogues with Cuban health authorities

Havana, Oct 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Deputy Minister of Public Health Marcia Cobas received a delegation of 24 Americans interested in the island’s progress in this sphere, according to a press release this Friday. Led by Congresswoman Rosa Luisa DeLauro, … Continue reading

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Official criticizes US impediment to Cuban medical mission

Havana,  (Prensa Latina) A Cuban Foreign Ministry top official rejected the US decision to deny visa to a medical delegation of the island meant to attend a forum of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO). The General Director of the US … Continue reading

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Cuba welcomes prestigious rehabilitation specialists

Havana, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) Domestic and international rehabilitation specialists will speak about the use of robotics by disabled people during the 9th Congress of the Cuban Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Scheduled to be held through October 4, … Continue reading

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Cuba continues to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Havana, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, a certification recently ratified by the World Health Organization (WHO), local media reported on Monday. Cuban Minister of Public Health Jose Angel Portal assured on Twitter … Continue reading

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Cuba uses comprehensive plan to fight cancer

Luis Chirino – CGTN @FromHavana Published September 18, 2019 Officials with the World Health Organization say cancer is one of the major killer diseases in Cuba. Every year, thousands of people die of cancer on the island.  In response, Cuba … Continue reading

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International workshop on Biotech Business to be held in Havana

Rome,  (Prensa Latina) An International Workshop on Business Development in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries Sector will be held in Havana from November 25 to 27, Cuba’s embassy in Italy reported here this Thursday. The event titled ‘BioNegociosCuba2019’ is organized … Continue reading

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Cuban Medical Brigade in Remote Places of the Bolivian Geography

By Adalys Pilar MirelesHavana, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) With more than a decade working in Bolivia, the Cuban brigade today provides medical assistance in such intricate places as the Amazon, confirmed the head of that group, Yoandra Muro. In statements … Continue reading

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