Havana, Saturday 06 de February de 2016 10:44 pm

Cancer is the Second Cause of Death in Cuba

Cancer is once again the second cause of death in Cuba since 2012 after heart ailments said on Wednesday in Havana a specialist of the Health Ministry.

Cuba and France sign agreement to monitor quality of air

Cuba and France sign agreement to monitor quality of air

Cuban and French institutions signed on Tuesday a cooperation agreement to continue to increase the island´s capacity to monitor air quality, informed Prensa Latina News Agency.

Cuban Health System Praised in Equatorial Guinea

Cuban Health System Praised in Equatorial Guinea

The Minister of Health and Social Welfare of Equatorial Guinea, Juan Ndong Nguema, praised on Wednesday in Malabo the level of development of health in Cuba and called for expanding cooperation with the Caribbean nation in this sector, Prensa Latina reported.

Cuba tracks any possible Zika show-up

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.

The absence of Zika in Cuba cannot lead to lack of worry

The absence so far of a single Zika virus case in Cuba cannot lead to lack of worry, particularly after the heavy rains that affected the island in recent weeks, which favor the spread of the mosquito that carries the disease.

Russia shows interest in Cuban biotechnology

The presentation "Cuba-Russia Business Opportunities in biotech sphere" is one of the issues that today focuses attention on the Cereals-Fodder-Veterinary International Fair, which takes place in Moscow, reports Prensa Latina.

Almost 400 liver transplants in Cuba in 29 years

Cuba has carried out nearly 400 liver transplants since it began this complex proceeding on January 6, 1986, to date, at Hermanos Ameijeiras Surgical Hospital (HHA by its Spanish acronym) in this city.

Cuban biotechnology contributes to the people´s quality of life

Cuban biotechnology contributes to the people´s quality of life

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

Cuban pharmaceutical with success in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Cuban pharmaceutical with success in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

The Cuban diabetic-foot-ulcer pharmaceutical known as Heberprot-P is being successfully administered in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the first eastern Caribbean nation to use the new product of Cuban biotechnology.

Hundreds of Congolese to study Medicine in Cuba

As part of bilateral cooperation relations between Cuba and Congo, nearly 850 young people from that African nation will travel to the island to take medicine courses.

Havana closes 2015 with good numbers in Public Health

Havana closes 2015 with good numbers in Public Health

Havana will close 2015 with favorable qualitative and quantitative Public Health indicators; however there are still aspects to improve, Dr. Reynol Garcia Moreiro, provincial director of the sector, told ACN.

Cuban medical brigade returns from Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

Cuban medical brigade returns from Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic

The members of the medical team that met mission in Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, after the floods that hit that country last October proudly arrived in Cuba.

Cuba Registers Vaccine against Chronic Hepatitis B

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.

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