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Cuba will launch new soft capsules plant

Cuba will launch in the second half of 2016 a new plant to produce soft capsules, in order to obtain products such as Palmex, an antioxidant with beneficial effects in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia. Read More

Revalidation services to Cuban doctors in the US is resumed

According to a statement from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) published today on its website, they have resumed revalidation services to Cuban doctors, having been approved the license application for the Treasury Department. Read More

A new compound to treat malaria is identified

An international team of scientists has identified a new compound to treat malaria and is the first that disables a protein that the parasite needs to survive in the different phases of its "complicated life cycle," according to the journal Science Translational Medicine. Read More

Cuban scientists close to getting prostate cancer vaccine

Cuban scientists advance in the development of a therapeutic vaccine against prostate cancer, which strikes mature men in the Caribbean causing more than 2,000 deaths per year in Cuba, said a researcher. Read More

Belarus inserts Cuban drugs into its health system

The health system in Belarus already benefits from the use of Cuban medicines, thanks to the mutual recognition of registration of drugs and for the compensatory exchange agreement that has been established between the two countries. Read More

Cuba expects greater scientific exchange with the United States, says Minister of Health

Roberto Morales Ojeda, Health Minister of Cuba, said on Wednesday in Washington that Cuba hopes for greater collaboration with the United States in the scientific and healthcare sector, following the restoration of diplomatic relations announced by both governments. Read More

Cuba first country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV

In a ceremony at the headquarters of the Pan American Health Organization in Washington, WHO has delivered the first certification in the world to a nation for having eliminated the mother-to-child transmission of HIV and congenital syphilis. Read More

Global Links persists in sending humanitarian aid to Cuba

A load of medical supplies valued at $ 140,000 was sent to Cuba last week by the non-profit organization Global Links. Read More

Cuba develops new diagnostic kits to detect diseases

Cuban Immunoassay Center develops new diagnosticians aimed at early detection of various diseases in primary health care, specialized sources reported. Read More

Cuba will present vaccine development in global event

In the 16th International Congress of the National Centre for Scientific Research, which will be officially opened today in this capital, Cuba will expose the development of vaccine candidates against infectious diseases. Read More

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