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Cuban-American doctor made in New York complex face transplant

A New York medical team has made the most complex face transplant ever done to date to a firefighter who needed tissues in the face, skull and neck. Read More

UN expert praises Cuba’s achievements in AIDS prevention

The Executive Director of UNAIDS, Michel Sidibé, praised on Thursday in this capital Cuba’s achievements in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of HIV/AIDS, and particularly for being the first country to eliminate mother-child transmission. Read More

Cuban medical brigade has treated about 30 million Hondurans

The Cuban doctors arrived in Honduras 17 years ago to offer assistance in the aftermath of hurricane Mitch, but later the two governments signed a protocol to maintain the medical services for a longer time in different regions with scarce medical support. Read More

Cuban cancer vaccine will be evaluated by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute

The Cimavax vaccine has been investigated in Cuba for 25 years and is available for free for Cuban patients since 2011. It is produced by the Center of Molecular Immunology. Read More

Medical students at the University of Michigan will learn in Cuban hospitals

The Michigan State University organizes a course now to develop in Cuba with the participation of US medical students. Read More

United Nations recognizes Cuba's role in South-South cooperation

Cuba has a long tradition in South-South cooperation and a strong presence in the countries of the region, most notably for its development in health and education, said in this capital Myrta Kaulard, resident coordinator of the United Nations System in the country. Read More

Margaret Chang says Cuban health system is an example

World Health Organization General Director Margaret Chan described the Cuban health system as an example to follow for its sustainability and capability to act in emergency situations. Read More

Medical mission in Guatemala celebrates 17 years of working with important results

The Cuban doctors who have been working in Guatemala since Huricane Mitch hit that nation in 1998 have given over 38.8 million medical consultations up to date. Read More

PAHO expert praises Cuba results in maternal and child health

Dr. Paul Duran, Neonatal Alliance Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean, praised Thursday in Havana, Cuba results in public health, especially in neonatal, child and maternal branch, calling it an example in the region. Read More

Cuban Family Doctor Program to be implemented in East Timor

Having extended the Medical Program of the Family throughout East Timor by November 2016 is the aspiration of Rui Maria de Araujo, its Prime Minister, who takes the Cuban health system as a model for this effort. Read More

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