Havana, Tuesday 30 de May de 2017 03:22 am
Four in five Cuban kids with leukemia get cured

Four in five Cuban kids with leukemia get cured

In Cuba almost 80 percent of children with leukemia have been cured of this type of cancer, the most common in childhood worldwide, said Dr. Sergio Machín, 2nd Degree specialist in Hematology.

Cuba and Iran Expand Medical-Scientific Collaboration

Cuba and Iran Expand Medical-Scientific Collaboration

Cuban and Iranian specialists and authorities held talks on Wednesday in Teheran aimed at determining the possibility and conditions in expanding bilateral cooperation in the medical-scientific field, reported Prensa Latina News Agency.

Forum on Cuba´s Results on Cataract Surgery runs in Havana

Forum on Cuba´s Results on Cataract Surgery runs in Havana

Specialists from all over the country will attend from today the 9th National Cataract Workshop, where they will show the experience and achievements of this surgery in Cuba, which results are comparable with those achieved by developed nations.

Cuba Continues to Increase Work in the Prevention of Blindness

Cuba Continues to Increase Work in the Prevention of Blindness

Cuba has increased its prevention campaign in the prevention of blindness started in 2010 due to cataracts, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, corneal clouding, refractive defect, macular degeneration due to age.

Earthquake Felt in the Eastern Provinces

Earthquake Felt in the Eastern Provinces

The Network of the Cuban National Seismology Service announced on Tuesday that three detectable earthquakes were registered in the town of Caimanera in the province of Guantanamo registering 3.6, 4.5 and 2.9 on the Richter scale during the early morning hours of April 25th.

Norway interested in academic cooperation with Cuba in health

A delegation of professionals from the University of Applied Sciences of Norway visited the University of Medical Sciences of Havana (UCMH) in order to develop research and joint academic cooperation, especially in Masters and PhDs.

Cuba to host world meeting on parasitology

Cuban and foreign experts will participate in the 6th International Conference on Giardia and Cryptosporidium, which will take place at Havana's Convention Center from April 26 to 28 of this year.

Cuban and US specialists to discuss use of stem cells

Scientists from Cuba and the US will exchange experiences on the use of stem cells in the treatment of multiple sclerosis during the second edition of an event on this subject, based in Havana on May 4 and 5.

Cuba has Close to Two thousand Medical Emergency Professionals

Cuba has Close to Two thousand Medical Emergency Professionals

Cuba has almost two thousand professionals specialized in Medical Emergencies in addition to an important number of nurses, health technicians and technologists.

Cuban scientists to show results of clinical trials of new drug

Cuban scientists to show results of clinical trials of new drug

Experts from different branches of medicine in the country will present the results of the application of the product of Cuban biotechnology, Hebervital, in a national workshop that will take place today in this city, announced the organizing committee.

Health Professionals at International Congress

Health specialists in Ciego de Avila will participate in the 7th International Emergency and Intensive Care Congress from April 12th to the 14th, at Havana's Convention Center.

Strategy to Reduce Unnecessary Cesarean Section

A strategy to reduce the amount of cesarean sections is one of the main goals of the Ana Betancourt Mora OBGYM Hospital in the province of Camaguey where 21 percent of the first time mothers give birth through this technique.

Cuban training of foreign doctors is fruitful for Chile

The training in Cuba of health professionals has been very fruitful for Chile, said professor Jhonny Acevedo from the Medicine Faculty of Chile´s University.

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