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Vietnam helps produce Cuban Vaccine

Enterprises from Vietnam and Cuba started cooperated production Friday of the first lot of a Hepatitis B vaccine developed by Cuban scientists. Read More

Operation Miracle serving in the remotest areas of Guatemala

Jalapa, an eastern Guatemalan state characterized by dry lands, volcanoes and glass pottery, today has one of the most modern ophthalmological hospitals in the Central American country. Read More

Cuba wishes to collaborate in fight against malaria, HIV/AIDS

The Ambassador of Cuba to Angola, Pedro Ross Leal guaranteed that his country`s Government in is conditions to co-operate with Angolan health authorities in order to reduce deaths caused by Malaria, AIDS and Cholera. Read More

Cuba Marks World Health Day

"Investing in health to forge a safer future" is the main theme to mark the World Health Day this year, devoted to international sanitary security. During a press conference, the Pan American Health Organization representative in Cuba, Dr. Lea Guido, explained the difficulties of living safely in a globalized world, where diseases spread from one continent to another in a very short time. Read More

Cancer is third cause of premature death in Cuba

Cancer has become the third cause of premature deaths in Cuba at present, mainly due to alcoholism and smoking. According to the National Data Office, in 2005, 168.6 out of 100 thousand inhabitants died of malignant tumors, while in 2006 this figure increased to 171.5 deaths. Read More

Cuba: booster vaccine for 2 million youth

Over two million young Cubans are due to be revaccinated with MMR to prevent reoccurrence of measles, mumps and rubella, which have been eliminated in the country. Read More

Clinical and community nutrition holds its 4th Congress

The Fourth National Congress of Clinical and Community Nutrition will take place on April 26 to 28 in Santiago de Cuba and will be focused on quality of life and medical assistance. Read More

Cuba's achievements in comprehensive rehabilitation units

One million and a half Cubans were treated during 2006, in the 454 comprehensive rehabilitation units of the polyclinics and hospitals. Read More

Cubas rural community centers a success story

The results of a program establishing rural community centers equipped with audio visual equipment has surpassed expectations since they were initiated five years ago by Cuban President Fidel Castro. Read More

Over 850 Cuba eye surgery patients given spectacles

More than 850 persons who underwent eye surgery in Cuba have benefited from the spectacles laboratory established at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation Read More

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