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Cuban drug research center announces 48 new projects

Cuban drug research center announces 48 new projects

The Center for Research and Development of Medicines (CIDEM by its Spanish acronym), belonging to BioCubaFarma business group, has 48 projects in research of products for human use, announced an expert of that institution.

Cuba reduces infant mortality rate to 4.3 in 2016

Cuba reduces infant mortality rate to 4.3 in 2016

Cuba reduced its infant mortality rate to 4.3 per thousand live births in 2016, thus staying among the best countries in the world in this health indicator, according to Minister of Health Roberto Morales.

Cuban lung cancer vaccine in last stage of clinical trials

Cuban lung cancer vaccine in last stage of clinical trials

The CIMAvax-EGF vaccine against lung cancer, created by Cuban scientists at the Center for Molecular Immunology, goes through its last phase of clinical trial in the province of Cienfuegos.

Cuba Exhibits Important Achievements in the Prevention of Mouth Cancer

Cuba Exhibits Important Achievements in the Prevention of Mouth Cancer

The National Program on the Prevention and Control of Mouth Cancer of the Ministry of Public Health has placed Cuba among the first nations in the world with high rates of curable malignant tumors placing the island in 10th place.

Advantages of Solar radiation to produce energy

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Cuba receives solar radiation equivalent to the energy produced by 50 million tons of oil each day, said on Thursday in Havana an expert in the field when referring to the advantages of the Sun.

Exhibition on Cuba's biodiversity to open in New York

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An exhibition of Cuba's main ecosystems will be inaugurated next Monday at the American Museum of Natural History, in New York, announced in this city PhD. Maritza García García, president of the Environment Agency.

First International Convention on Science and Innovation Kicks off in Havana

First International Convention on Science and Innovation Kicks off in Havana

The 1st International Convention on Science and Innovation for Sustainable Development was inaugurated on Monday in Havana with the objective of contributing to the Exchange on the need to reduce enormous difference of technology between the south and the developed nations.

Havana hosts World Science and Technology Congress

Over one thousand experts from around the world are gathering till Friday in Havana for the First International Convention on Science and Technology, which has been organized by the Cuban Science, Technology and Environment Ministry.

Minister of Health of Swaziland Satisfied with Work of Cuban Physicians

Minister of Health of Swaziland Satisfied with Work of Cuban Physicians

The Health Minister of Swaziland, Sibongile Ndlela-Simelane, expressed on Sunday her satisfaction with the work of Cuban physicians offering their services in her country, Prensa Latina reported.

Havana and Washington Sign Health Cooperation Accord

Cuba and the United States signed on Thursday a historic memo of understanding to cooperate in Cancer control.

Cuban Health Minister receives US Health Secretary

Cuban Health Minister receives US Health Secretary

Cuban Health Minister Roberto Morales welcomed US Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell in Havana, on Thursday.

US Secretary of Health to arrive in Cuba on working visit

US Secretary of Health to arrive in Cuba on working visit

Sylvia Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, will attend the Regional Meeting on Zika and other mosquito-borne diseases to take place in Havana next October 20-21.

U.S. Expert Praises Progress of Regenerative Medicine in Cuba

U.S. Expert Praises Progress of Regenerative Medicine in Cuba

The president of the U.S. company Regenestem, Ricardo de Cubas, praised on Thursday in this capital the history of Cuban medicine and the results of Regenerative Medicine, in spite of limited resources.

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