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Cuba begins industrial production of Hepatitis C vaccine

The National Center for Bio-formulas (BIOCEN by its Spanish acronym) located in Bejucal, Mayabeque province began the production of the Heber-NASVAC vaccine to treat Hepatitis C. Read More

Dilma thanks Cuba for contribution in health

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff thanked Cuba for contributing to improve health care in the population of Brasil. Read More

Spain advises Cuba on Alzheimer

The Association of Relatives of Patients with Alzheimer and other dementias of the Spanish city of Lugo (Afalu) and Cuba have a relation of almost five years. Read More

International Course on Dengue in Cuba

The 14th edition of the International Course on Dengue will be hold at the Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri, from 10 to 21 August. Read More

Malaysian company plans to market Cuban cancer vaccine

The biotech Malaysian firm Bioven, which conducts clinical trials on third phase of a promising Cuban vaccine against cancer, plans to market in London after a fruitful collaboration with Cuba. Read More

Ralph Gonsalves: Chavez and Fidel gave an example of love to the world with the Misión Milagro

Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves said on Sunday that socialist leaders Hugo Chavez and Fidel Castro gave an example of love and solidarity to the world by combining the capabilities and resources of their countries to create the Misión Milagro (Miracle Mission), social program with which people of America, the Caribbean and even Africa, who live in poverty, receive eye operations. Read More

Cuba will launch new soft capsules plant

Cuba will launch in the second half of 2016 a new plant to produce soft capsules, in order to obtain products such as Palmex, an antioxidant with beneficial effects in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia. Read More

Revalidation services to Cuban doctors in the US is resumed

According to a statement from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) published today on its website, they have resumed revalidation services to Cuban doctors, having been approved the license application for the Treasury Department. Read More

A new compound to treat malaria is identified

An international team of scientists has identified a new compound to treat malaria and is the first that disables a protein that the parasite needs to survive in the different phases of its "complicated life cycle," according to the journal Science Translational Medicine. Read More

Cuban scientists close to getting prostate cancer vaccine

Cuban scientists advance in the development of a therapeutic vaccine against prostate cancer, which strikes mature men in the Caribbean causing more than 2,000 deaths per year in Cuba, said a researcher. Read More

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