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Margaret Chang says Cuban health system is an example

World Health Organization General Director Margaret Chan described the Cuban health system as an example to follow for its sustainability and capability to act in emergency situations. Read More

Medical mission in Guatemala celebrates 17 years of working with important results

The Cuban doctors who have been working in Guatemala since Huricane Mitch hit that nation in 1998 have given over 38.8 million medical consultations up to date. Read More

PAHO expert praises Cuba results in maternal and child health

Dr. Paul Duran, Neonatal Alliance Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean, praised Thursday in Havana, Cuba results in public health, especially in neonatal, child and maternal branch, calling it an example in the region. Read More

Cuban Family Doctor Program to be implemented in East Timor

Having extended the Medical Program of the Family throughout East Timor by November 2016 is the aspiration of Rui Maria de Araujo, its Prime Minister, who takes the Cuban health system as a model for this effort. Read More

Cuba and Ecuador renewed health agreement

The governments of Cuba and Ecuador renewed yesterday in Quito a health agreement that will add more than 200 Cuban doctors to primary care system in the South American nation, Cuban media reported. Read More

Cuba develops vaccine against pneumococci

Pneumococci are a group of bacteria that cause diseases such as meningitis, pneumonia and generalized sepsis. Read More

US doctors will operate knees for free in Cuban hospital

The nonprofit organization "Operation Walk" based in Los Angeles, California, plans to come to Cuba with 70 doctors on November 11 with the hope of realizing 50 free surgeries. Read More

President of AU Commission to visit Havana’s IPK

Doctor Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, President of the African Union Commission, who is on an official visit to Cuba, will tour on Thursday the capital’s Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute (IPK). Read More

Cuba: Application of regenerative medicine with stem cells

Advances in the field of stem cell regenerative medicine in Cuban orthopedic surgery will be presented at the International Congress of that specialty, soon to be held on September 26th in Camagüey. Read More

Caribbean physicians training in Santiago de Cuba

The University of Medical Sciences (UCM) of Santiago de Cuba received the first students of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), by way of a plan of scholarships offered by Cuba to train physicians and specialists in the various branches of Medicine. Read More

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