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Cuba sends doctors and medicines to Dominica

A 16-strong Cuban medical brigade departed this morning for Dominica, a small Caribbean island hit by Tropical Storm Erika last week. Read More

Cuban doctors in Ecuador are ready to assist local population amidst volcano threat

The Cuban medical brigade in Ecuador is ready to assist the local population in the event of the eruption of the Cotopaxi and Tungurahua volcanoes, which have increase activity over the past few days. Read More

President of Liberia recognizes the impact of the collaboration of Cuba

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf thanked the Government of Cuba for the generous assistance provided during the Ebola crisis by sending 53 health professionals and provided scholarships to Liberians to study in its country, particularly in the medical field. Read More

Cuban doctors arrive to the favelas of Brazil

Cubans have had to overcome language barriers, learn a different system of health, and sometimes even move in boats from the early hours of the morning, to care about the health of those in need wherever they may be. Read More

Congress on sexual health and education to be held in Cuba

Cuba will expose its most significant achievements in the area of sexual health and education during the 7th Cuban Congress on those subjects to take place on September 14 to 18 at Havana´s Conventions Center. Read More

Cuba: study of a vaccine against prostate cancer is progressing

The Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB by its Spanish acronym) inCamaguey, advances in clinical trials of a therapeutic vaccine against prostate cancer. Read More

The beneficiaries by the Heberprot-P increase in Cuba

Around 43 thousand patients have benefited from the new Cuban medication, Heberprot-P, Raudel Sosa, specialist of the National Patient Care Program with Diabetic Foot Ulcer told national media. Read More

Cuban vaccine against chronic hepatitis B is evaluated in eight countries

A new Cuban vaccine against chronic hepatitis B, created by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB by its Spanish acronym), is currently undergoing clinical evaluation in eight countries, developed in collaboration with the French company Abivax, official media reported today. Read More

Cuba: remarkable results on children interventional cardiology

William Soler Pediatric Cardiology Center has benefited more than two thousand 500 children, including newborns and young infants by interventional cardiology, which applies from 1988 with results comparable to other centers worldwide. Read More

Heberprot-P benefits in Cuba more than 43 thousand patients

More than 43 000 people have benefited in Cuba with the drug Heberprot-P, from the beginning of its implementation in 2007. Read More

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