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Cuban medical contingent proposed for Nobel Peace Prize

Jose Manuel Ramos-Horta, former President of Timor Leste, announced that in his capacity as Nobel Peace Prize he nominated this year the Cuban Henry Reeve medical contingent to such high recognition. Read More

Cuba resumes medical cooperation with Bahamas

A brigade of 18 Cuban health professionals arrived on Tuesday in The Bahamas to resume medical cooperation with that Caribbean country after the conclusion there of "Operation Miracle" almost a decade ago. Read More

Cuba reiterates that no Zica case has been detected on the island

The Cuban Health Ministry reiterated on Tuesday that no case with clinical symptoms compatible to the Zika virus has been detected on the island, while specialists follow all fever syndromes to early detect cases of Zika, Chikungunya or Dengue. Read More

The absence of Zika virus in Cuba does not mean people should not worry

An article in a Cuban newspaper alerts about the current and increasing spread of Zika virus and calls on the people to keep fighting mosquito breeding grounds through sanitary campaigns and individual actions in communities and work centers. Read More

Cuban Health Ministry confirms no cases of Zika virus in Cuba

The Cuban Health Ministry says that so far no case of Zika virus has been confirmed on the island. Authorities recommend that anyone with the following conditions consult a doctor immediately: muscle and joint pain, fever, headache, conjunctivitis or rash. Read More

Cuban biotechnology has contributed to diagnose, prevent and treat more than 20 diseases

The achievements of Cuban biotechnology, particularly the Havana-based Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center, have helped diagnose, prevent and treat 26 diseases. Read More

Cuba and Niger strengthen implementation of the Program to Fight Malaria

Cuban experts with the Labiofam Pharmaceutical Labs Company are joining a local Malaria campaign in the African country in an effort to reduce the fatal impact of that disease on the population. Read More

Cuba registers vaccine against chronic Hepatitis B

Cuba’s HeberNasvac vaccine, unique in the world for treating patients infected by the virus of chronic Hepatitis B, obtained the health registration by the Center for State Control of Drugs, Equipment Medical Devices. Read More

Cuban pharmaceutical industry takes part in event in Denmark

In late November it took place a meeting in Copenhagen attended by some 400 representatives of producers and suppliers of vaccines, diagnostics, active pharmaceutical ingredients and contraceptive means and agencies of the United Nations. Read More

Cuban cancer vaccine extended to policlinics throughout the country

The Cuban CIMAVAX EGF therapeutic vaccine produced in the Molecular Engineering Center has begun new clinical testing against lung cancer in policlinics throughout the country. Read More

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