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Cuba and Ecuador renewed health agreement

The governments of Cuba and Ecuador renewed yesterday in Quito a health agreement that will add more than 200 Cuban doctors to primary care system in the South American nation, Cuban media reported. Read More

Cuba develops vaccine against pneumococci

Pneumococci are a group of bacteria that cause diseases such as meningitis, pneumonia and generalized sepsis. Read More

US doctors will operate knees for free in Cuban hospital

The nonprofit organization "Operation Walk" based in Los Angeles, California, plans to come to Cuba with 70 doctors on November 11 with the hope of realizing 50 free surgeries. Read More

President of AU Commission to visit Havana’s IPK

Doctor Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, President of the African Union Commission, who is on an official visit to Cuba, will tour on Thursday the capital’s Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute (IPK). Read More

Cuba: Application of regenerative medicine with stem cells

Advances in the field of stem cell regenerative medicine in Cuban orthopedic surgery will be presented at the International Congress of that specialty, soon to be held on September 26th in Camagüey. Read More

Caribbean physicians training in Santiago de Cuba

The University of Medical Sciences (UCM) of Santiago de Cuba received the first students of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), by way of a plan of scholarships offered by Cuba to train physicians and specialists in the various branches of Medicine. Read More

Cuban doctors visited US hospital ship in Haiti

A group of five Cuban doctors who work in Haiti visited on Friday at the port of the Haitian capital the American hospital ship USNS Comfort, invited by the US government, diplomatic sources informed. The members of the Cuban Medical Brigade working in Haiti were accompanied by the Ambassador of Cuba in the Caribbean country, Ricardo Garcia Napoles. Read More

Evo Morales: To date, more than six thousand Bolivian doctors trained in Cuba

The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, yesterday said goodbye to 50 doctors in the country who will attend high complexity specialties in Cuba, the official press reported. Read More

Cuban medical brigade in Dominica is already attending local people

The Cuban medical brigade that traveled to the Caribbean island nation of Dominica to assist citizens after the passage of tropical storm Erika is already attending to the needs of the local people. Read More

Camagüey, home of the XXVI International Congress of Orthopedics and Traumatology

From 21 to 26 September Camagüey will host the XXVI International Congress of Orthopedics and Traumatology. The sessions and workshops will be held at the Convention Center Santa Cecilia and the Main Theater. Read More

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