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Liberian President thanked Cuba for fighting against Ebola

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Liberian President, thanked the role of the Cuban doctors in the fight against Ebola during a meeting with Salvador Valdes, Vice President of the State Council of Cuba. Read More

Trained dolphin therapy improves the lives of disabled children in Cuba

Javier Gonzalez, a 10 years old kid who barely sees and hears because of a cerebral palsy, goes every week to play with the dolphins Coral and Xinana, axes of a therapy that has improved his quality of life. Read More

Cuban medical brigade in Nepal reaches 5097 patients treated

Maile Lama, 80 years old patient from the village Machhegaun, was operated on Wednesday by surgeons of the Cuban Medical Brigade for a squamous cell carcinoma. Read More

A Cuban vaccine against cholera

Dr. Rafael Fando from the National Center for Scientific Research is the principal investigator of the vaccine against cholera. Read More

Cuban medical brigade performs first operation of neurosurgery in Nepal

The Cuban medical brigade present in Nepal is continuing its work in that country since that nation suffered a strong earthquake on April 25 causing more than 8000 deaths. Read More

Chicago Tribune editorial: Cuban lung cancer vaccine could help American patients

Biotechnology research and medical innovation have long been priorities for the Cuban government. But US researchers supported by federal subsidies could not work with them. Read More

Cuban medical brigade in Nepal has treated two thousand patients so far

The Cuban medical brigade in Nepal already treated two thousand patients in areas that were severely affected by the earthquake last month. Residents in the districts of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have benefited from the Cuban personnel, as announced Granma newspaper. Read More

Life expectancy in Cuba amounts to 78.45 years

At the close of the three-year period 2011-2013, life expectancy at birth of the Cuban population reached 78.45 years, a figure that places the island among the 25 most advantaged nations of the world in this important indicator of human progress in society. Read More

Guinea president said goodbye to the last group of Cuban doctors and nurses who faced Ebola

Today at noon, a few hours before the final return to Cuba after the successful completion of its mission, the last group of members of the Cuban Medical Brigade arrived in this country last October to support the fight against Ebola was received by Professor Alpha Conde, President of the Republic of Guinea, at the "Sekoutoureya" Presidential Palace. Read More

Peruvians received successful treatment with Cuban lung cancer vaccine

A hundred Peruvian patients have been treated with the Cuban therapeutic vaccine against advanced lung cancer, Cimavax-EGF, as announced Diego Venegas, director of the Institute for Innovation and Biotechnology of Cuba. Read More

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