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Cuban health matches superpowers
Health rates comparable to superpowers boasted Camaguey, east Cuba, seat of the National Rebel Day celebrations.

People's Power President Jesus Garcia Collazo, says infant mortality in Camaguey totals 4.5 deaths per 1,000 live births, zero maternal mortality in 2007 and 4.9 percent low weight at birth.

The province also boasts tens of homes for pregnant women and an efficient prenatal follow-up system that secures safe labor, as life expectancy is 77.14 years, which is among the world's highest.

Among the main contributors are the intensive care units existing at all 13 municipalities, senior adult programs and modern medical emergency systems.

Collazo reminded of the 25 new rehabilitation halls that have provided already 500,000 specialized therapy sessions, the repair and improvement of policlinics that provide 27 different services.

Also relevant is the introduction of state-of-the-art technology at hospitals and other sanitary institutions that help improve quality of services.

Cuba's health system include child vaccination

against over 13 transmissible diseases, effective programs for HIV AIDS and fighting the main vectors of dengue transmission.

Health achievements, improved living standards, success in the economy, education, culture and other social benefits, led to reward Camaguey with the seat of the July 26 main rally.

Source: Prensa Latina

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