Cuba Headlines

Cuba News, Breaking News, Articles and Daily Information

Cuban Health Ministry confirms no cases of Zika virus in Cuba

The Cuban Health Ministry says that so far no case of Zika virus has been confirmed on the island. Authorities recommend that anyone with the following conditions consult a doctor immediately: muscle and joint pain, fever, headache, conjunctivitis or rash. Read More

Cuban biotechnology has contributed to diagnose, prevent and treat more than 20 diseases

The achievements of Cuban biotechnology, particularly the Havana-based Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center, have helped diagnose, prevent and treat 26 diseases. Read More

Cuba and Niger strengthen implementation of the Program to Fight Malaria

Cuban experts with the Labiofam Pharmaceutical Labs Company are joining a local Malaria campaign in the African country in an effort to reduce the fatal impact of that disease on the population. Read More

Cuba registers vaccine against chronic Hepatitis B

Cuba’s HeberNasvac vaccine, unique in the world for treating patients infected by the virus of chronic Hepatitis B, obtained the health registration by the Center for State Control of Drugs, Equipment Medical Devices. Read More

Cuban pharmaceutical industry takes part in event in Denmark

In late November it took place a meeting in Copenhagen attended by some 400 representatives of producers and suppliers of vaccines, diagnostics, active pharmaceutical ingredients and contraceptive means and agencies of the United Nations. Read More

Cuban cancer vaccine extended to policlinics throughout the country

The Cuban CIMAVAX EGF therapeutic vaccine produced in the Molecular Engineering Center has begun new clinical testing against lung cancer in policlinics throughout the country. Read More

Cuba stands out in research and application of ozone therapy

Cuba stands out among the countries with more scientific researches with ozone therapy and is among the first to regularize it in the world, which places it as an international leader, said an expert. Read More

Ebola reappears in Liberia

Barely two months after WHO declared Liberia as a country free of Ebola, the country has 153 people under health surveillance in an attempt to control the new outbreak of Ebola. Read More

President of Red Cross International Committee visits Cuba

The president of the Red Cross International Committee Peter Maurer is paying a working visit to Cuba on Monday, November 23. Read More

UNAIDS will help Cuba to eradicate HIV/AIDS

The executive director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibe, said last Friday in Havana that they will help Cuba to become the first country to eradicate the epidemic "as a threat to public health." Read More

Syndicate content