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Chavez suffered complications in Cuba surgery

Venezuelan president's cancer surgery complications required 'corrective measures'<br /> <br /> Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez suffered bleeding during his cancer surgery in Cuba that required "corrective measures" to stanch the flow, his government said Thursday. Read More

Cuba Hosts International Health Convention

Health promotion and intersectorality approach, research, technological innovation, and human resource training, among others, are part of the scientific agenda of the Cuba Health International Convention, whose session begins in this capital today. Read More

Chavez Says He’ll Return to Cuba Today for Cancer Treatment

Cabello read a letter sent to the National Assembly by Chavez, 58, in which he requested a leave of absence from Venezuela to undergo a “course of therapy.” Chavez, who won re-election in October, had told supporters before the vote that he was cured of cancer after having three surgeries in Cuba since June 2011. Read More

International Organizations Acknowledge Cuban Health Achievements

Cuba’s efforts and achievements in the benefit of the health of the people were acknowledged in Havana by the representative of the World and the Pan-American Health organizations (WHO-PAHO), Doctor Jose Luis Di Fabio.&nbsp;&nbsp; Read More

Cuba Begins Anti-Flu Vaccine Campaigne

More than 500,000 million Cubans will be vaccinated nationwide seasonal flu from today to December 15, health autorities stated. Read More

Cubans ‘heal’ patients from Trinidad and Tobago

Three and a half days of orientation began yesterday for eight doctors and 28 nurses in the latest group of Cuban medical personnel recruited by the Health Ministry to join TT’s public health sector. Read More

Cuba Reduced Infant Mortality Rate to 4.5 this Year

Cuba reported a reduction of its infant mortality rate to 4.5 deaths in every live births so far this year. Read More

Uruguay joins Cuba in legalizing abortion

Uruguay is joining Cuba as the second Latin American nation to legalize abortion in cases other than rape, incest and the life of the mother after the Senate passed a bill President Jose Mujica has vowed to sign. Read More

Renowned Cuban Specialist Mario Granda Died in Havana

The Cuban sports movement regretted the death from a heart attack, on Thursday evening, of Doctor Mario Granda Fraga, at the age of 57. Read More

Cuba to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Havana Medical Institution

Thousands of Cubans and foreigners have studied medicine and other specialties at the Institute of Basic and Preclinical Sciences "Victoria de Giron", which is about to celebrate 50 years of existence Read More

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