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Cuban biotechnology working for healthcare

Products from this industry have been patented and sold in more than 45 countries.Cubas potential in carrying out projects to develop therapeutic vaccines against a variety of diseases are currently on display at the 2006 Havana International Biotechnology Congress which was underway at the close of this edition. Read More

New cuban tool for children with Down Syndrome

Thanks to a software program created by the Community Computers Centers program in Cuba, children with Down syndrome are improving their language skills. Read More

Cuban international health aid extolled

The Cuban Public Health Minister Jose Ramon Balaguer ratified the internationalist nature of the Island s health system on Thursday, which contributes to other Third World people s welfare. Introducing a special lecture at the 2007 International Pedagogue meeting, where participate more than 5,000 delegates from 50 countries, Balaguer insisted that his country will continue its efforts in the training of professionals from other nations. Read More

Chavez says Cuba's Castro has visibly improved, gained weight

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said that Cuba's Fidel Castro has visibly improved, describing how the ailing Cuban leader has gained weight and is walking around and studying."A notable improvement," Chavez said Thursday, describing Castro's condition when the two met recently in Havana. Read More

Cuban Downs patients art exhibition in Spain

An art exhibition by young Cubans affected by Down's syndrome has opened in the city of Santander, Spain. The head of the project is painter and engraver Jesus Carrete from the western Cuban province of Pinar del Rio. Carrete, who has a son with Down's syndrome, undertook this initiative five years ago aimed at instilling art into children with this disease. Read More

A medical delegation from Wisconsin, US visits Camagüey

A delegation from the US city of Madison, Wisconsin made up by members of a medical project in solidarity with Cuba, visits Camagüey and exchange points of view with professionals of diverse hospital institutions. Read More

Cuban cardiology quality praised

Dr. Naranjan S. Dahlla, director of the International Academy of Cardiovascular Sciences (IACS) headuartered in Canada, praised Cuba's development in this medical specialty. Read More

New Eye Surgery Service at Santiago de Cuba Hospital

Sight restoring eye surgeries have begun in Santiago de Cuba at the new ophthalmology service of the Juan Bruno Zayas General Hospital. The facilitys state-of-the-art equipment is at the service of the population free of charge, as are all other types of care. Read More

Sound mind and sound body

Sound mind and sound body to enjoy a full life and mental health was the premise that ruled the 111th Congress of Havanas University Hospital Calixto García, formation site of several medical professional and technician generations. Read More

Opportune diagnoses for the health

Among the participant reports in the Tenth Fifth National Forum of Science and Technique, it is the Center of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology of Sancti Spíritus, on the production of pregnancy diagnosticians and rotavirus. Read More

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