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Cuba Has Roughly 16,500 AIDS Patients, Government Says

The number of people in Cuba with HIV/AIDS currently stands at 16,479, according to figures published Monday in the official weekly Trabajadores Read More

Cuban Gov. to Prioritize Disposable Diapers & Medical Equipment for the Elderly

The Cuban government has announced that its public health system will prioritize the purchase of specialized equipment and disposable diapers to address the challenges posed by the island’s elderly. Read More

Pay raise for Cuban doctors recruited by Brazil

The Brazilian government announced Friday that it will raise the wages of close to 7,400 Cuban doctors it recruited for its healthcare program in poor areas following the defections that occurred at the beginning of the month Read More

Over Five Thousand Patients Treated in Cuba with Stem Cells

Cuba has treated more than five thousand patients with stem cells, figure that places the country in an important position in the region for the use of regenerative medicine, the Cuban journal Granma published today. Read More

Cuba, France Agree on Development of Hepatitis B Vaccine

French company Abivax and the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) in Cuba announced an agreement here today to partner in the development and commercialization of vaccines, among them, one against the Hepatitis B virus Read More

Doctors Graduated in Cuba Set up their Association in El Salvador

Nearly one hundred Salvadorian medical doctors graduated at the Havana-based Latin American School of Medicine held the first meeting of the recently created Association of Medical Professionals Graduated in Cuba Read More

Cuba to Preside Over World Health Assembly

Cuba will preside this year over the 67th World Health Assembly, a recognition due to the Revolution achievements in this sphere, and its role in the international arena Read More

Cuba ends 2013 with lowest infant mortality rate in its history

Cuba ended 2013 with an infant mortality rate of 4.2 per 1,000 live births, the lowest level in the island's history, state media reported Read More

Cuban Doctors Care for Evacuees in Brazilian State

Doctors of the program More Doctors provide their services voluntarily to the evacuees in the town Serra, in the west of the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, for 10 days affected by heavy rains Read More

Cuban Woman Flies to Miami To Donate Bone Marrow to Sister

A Cuban woman arrived at Miami International Airport Monday, determined to save her sister's life Read More

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