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Cuban doctor in Sierra Leone diagnosed with Ebola

An official letter from the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba indicates that on November 16, Dr. Felix Baez Sarria, located in Sierra Leone facing the epidemic of Ebola, who had already treated patients with this virus, began suffering fever of 38 and 39 degrees, with no other symptoms. Read More

Started today Havana Oncology Congress 2014

Havana Oncology Congress 2014 was inaugurated today at the Conventions Palace in Havana, attended by leading researchers, doctors and other specialists from Europe, Asia and Latin America. Read More

Medical Students from Equatorial Guinea will finish sixth year in Havana

A group of 35 students from the Faculty of Medicine of the city of Bata, Equatorial Guinea, left to Cuba where they will end the sixth year of their studies. The aforementioned faculty was created in 2000 in collaboration with Cuban government. Read More

The Cuban medicine Heberprot-P will be applied in Kuwait

The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) of Cuba will perform a program to implement medication Heberprot-P in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers in the State of Kuwait. Read More

Cuba will not grant more scholarships of medicine to Honduran students

The Cuban government suspended the scholarships granted each year to Honduran youth to study at the Latin American University of Medicine (ELAM) in Havana. Sergio Oliva, ambassador in Tegucigalpa, said the economic situation does not allow the program to continue. Read More

Brazil wants to recruit more Cuban doctors next year

The work of Cuban doctors in Brazil has been excellent, which is why the government of Dilma Rousseff wants to increase the number of contracts next year. Cesario Melantonio Neto, Brazilian ambassador to Cuba, said in FIHAV that would consult with the Cuban authorities availability, mostly of specialists. Read More

Cuba grants Hero award to professionals working against Ebola

Plates were placed with the inscription "Here lives a hero of our time" in the homes of the 28 health professionals from Granma that are facing the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Read More

Cuba and the United States work together to combat Ebola in Liberia

Last Friday was inaugurated in Monrovia, Liberia, a treatment center for Ebola built in collaboration with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and where will work Cuban doctors. Thus both countries come together to fight the epidemic. Read More

Death of Cuban worker in Guinea Conakry wasn’t caused by Ebola virus

On Sunday October 26 a Cuban collaborator died serving in Guinea Conakry. The Cuban Ministry of Public Health has reported that the cause of death was not Ebola, but malaria, the worker was not in contact with sick people. Read More

The New York Times praised the work of Cuban doctors in the fight against Ebola in Africa

Rapid support response provided by Cuba to the World Health Organization facing the epidemic of Ebola, which has caused more than 4000 deaths in Africa, is admirable. The New York Times published an article to praise the work of Cuban doctors and nurses who took the step forward. Read More

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