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Cuba Presents Cancer Drug in Laos

A Cuban cancer pharmaceutical, known as Vidatox 30CH;  was  presented in Laos, the first Asian country to have registered the drug Read More

Cuba, South Africa Consolidate Medical, Educational Coop

Cuba and South Africa consolidated in the last months their medical-educational cooperation and in the teaching sector as well, showing significant progress for mutual benefit. Read More

Cuba reports modest progress in HIV/AIDS drugs

Cuban researchers have reported "modest progress" in the search for more effective drugs with fewer side effects for HIV/AIDS treatment Read More

Hundreds of Medical Graduates in Cuba Return to Bolivia

Hundreds of new physicians graduated in Cuba will return to Bolivia next weekend, to start their social service in rural areas, it was reported in this capital. Read More

Cuba promotes international course on Dengue Fever

Renowned Cuban and foreign professors attend the XIII International Course on Dengue, expected to be held on the premises of the Institute of Tropical Medicine "Pedro Kourí" (IPK) Read More

Toll from Cuba alcohol poisoning climbs to 11

Eleven people have died in Cuba after consuming alcohol sold illegally on the street, according to an updated new. Read More

Cuba looks to medical tourism as income source

Football legend Diego Maradona blazed a path for Cuba to become a medical tourism destination when he traveled to the island for drug addiction treatment in 2000. Read More

Cuban MDs and Public Health Officials Penalized for Malpractice

A total of 10 medical doctors and Public Health officials practicing in Cuba’s provinces of La Habana and Mayabeque have been subjected to disciplinary actions for irregularities in the treatment of an accident victim in need of urgent medical attention. Read More

SA-Cuba medical programme criticised

Pretoria - Medical experts have criticised the South African-Cuban doctor programme, saying the South African doctors were not adequately equipped when they came home. Read More

Cuba’s Secretive Public Health Policies Criticized in Medical Journal

An article titled “Secret Epidemics: Cuba’s Public Health Ethics” (“El silencio epidemiológico y la ética de la Salud Pública cubana”) appears in the most recent issue of Cuba’s quarterly Public Health Journal (Revista Cubana de Salud Publica). Read More

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