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St. Vicent PM undergoes foot surgery in Cuba

<p align="left">St Vincent and the Grenadines&#39; Prime Minister, Dr Ralph Gonsalves is now resting comfortably in a Cuban hospital after undergoing foot surgery. Read More

Cuban Vaccines in Production in Vietnam

New Cuban vaccines in production were presented to some 200 doctors and preventive medicine experts at a conference in Cat Ba, an island in the northeast of Viet Nam. Read More

Cuba to carry out first double lung transplant

<p align="left">Cuba is to carry out the first double lung transplant in the last quarter of this year, announced Dr. Manuel Sarduy Paneque, Head of Bronchoscopy Department at the Pneumonology Institute. Read More

Cuban scientist discovers new healing properties of Vimang

<p align="left"><font size="1">Cuban Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate, Gilberto Pardo Andreu has discovered that Vimang, a drug obtained from the bark of mango trees, protects the body cells from the damage caused by iron accumulation in them.</font> Read More

Debates on lung surgery at Neumosol 2007 Congress, Cuba

<p align="left"><font size="2">Cuban achievements in lung transplanting will be debated by delegates at Neumosol 2007, a scientific event starting Wednesday in the eastern most Cuban province of Guantanamo.</font> Read More

Polio vaccination campaign underway in Cuba

Nearly half a million Cuban children will be immunized during the 46 Polio Campaign that has kicked off in Cuba and which coincides with the Vaccination Week of the Americas. Read More

Cuba consolidates tourism health

Cuba counts on sanitary conditions to consolidate a tourism with peace, good health and security, it was said in the 13th Congress of the Caribbean Medical Association (AMECA) to be concluded in this capital. Read More

Cuban elderly population increases

A third of the Cuban population will be over 60 years old by 2030, while more than 800 people currently are one hundred years old or more than that age, according to figures released in this capital on Saturday. Read More

US sister-city group highlights Cuba medical achievements

The US Boulder-Cuba Sister City Organization will screen a film at the University of Colorado on Monday presenting Cuba's health care achievements as an example to follow by countries that face serious problems in that important field of society. Read More

Cuba extends healthcare support to Ethiopia

Cuban health professionals are providing medical services in Ethiopia in order to curb the shortage of skills in some medical fields in the African country. Acting head of human resource development in the Ethiopian health ministry, Yohannes Tadesse, on Monday said Cuban health professionals were providing medical services at the Black Lion, St. Paul, Zewditu, Yekatit 12 and Minilik II hospitals in Addis Ababa. Read More

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