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Cuban Health Minister Jose Ramon Balaguer Opens Medical Congress
Doctor Gregorio Delgado, Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) historian, went over the history of the Calixto Garcia Hospital, inaugurated 113 years ago, where several generations of doctors have studied, and saved many lives as well.

This medical facility opened on January 23rd 1896. Nowadays it offers 34 services, admits 50 patients on daily basis, with a staying of seven days as average, explained Delgado to ACN news.

At the Congress opening, Doctor Jorge Gonzalez Perez, rector of the Havana Higher Institute of Medical Sciences, highlighted the importance of these events, celebrated every year that contributed to remember their history as well as acting as a forum to discuss and exchange knowledge and experiences.

The “Calixto Garcia” will run till Friday and includes debates on the latest developments in gastroenterologist, urology, among other topics.


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