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Cuba to host Cuba Allergy 2019 Congress

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HAVANA, Oct 8 (ACN) Cuba will host the 6th Ibero-American Allergy event and 10th National Congress of the specialty to be held from Oct 9-11 at the Convention Center in Havana, hosted by the Cuban Society of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology and its national group.

The main goal of the meeting is the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and control of allergic diseases, whose high prevalence and costs make them an important health problem in the world.
According to the World Health Organization, by 2050 half of the world's inhabitants will suffer from at least one allergic disorder, Dr. Mirta Alvarez, president of Cuba- Allergy 2019 organizing committee, told the press.
During the event, to be attended by professionals from other countries, Cuba will present its scientific knowledge and experience in this medical field, Alvarez stated.
The scientific program also includes issues such as asthma, immunotherapy and new vaccines, allergies in the elderly, and also seeks to develop strategies for multidisciplinary work to prevent people's quality of life continues to be affected by these factors, she asserted.

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