Havana, Thursday 17 de October de 2019 01:46 am
Cuban Health Ministry reports on regrettable vaccination-related event

Cuban Health Ministry reports on regrettable vaccination-related event

Information from the Public Health Ministry.
Between October 7 and 8 this year, three one-year-old children were diagnosed with an adverse event associated with MMR vaccination, which protects against Mumps, Rubella and Measles. The MMR vaccination is officially applied to one- and six-year-olds.

Representative of Cuban senior scientific center visited Ukraine

Representative of Cuban senior scientific center visited Ukraine

Giselle Velazquez, Regional Business Manager of the Cuba´s Molecular Immunology Center, concluded a visit to Ukraine, Prensa Latina (PL) news agency reported.

Cuba holds International Congress Cardiovilla 2019

Cuba holds International Congress Cardiovilla 2019

Doctors from over 21 nations will attend the Cardiovilla 2019 International Congress, to be held from October 8 - 10 in this central city of Cuba.

Cuba to present latest advances at Surgery Congress

Cuba to present latest advances at Surgery Congress

More than twenty topics will be debated at the 14th Cuban Surgery Congress, to be held at the Tryp Habana Libre Hotel from October 9-11, where the latest advances in this medical specialty will be presented.

Cuba and Myanmar to start exchange on health field

Cuba and Myanmar to start exchange on health field

José Angel Portal, head of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), received Kyaw Tint Swe, Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor and special envoy of the Government of Myanmar, along with the delegation that accompanies him.

Cuba to host Congress of the Cuban Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Cuba to host Congress of the Cuban Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The advances and use of robotics, artificial intelligence and augmented reality in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will be presented from today through Friday at the 9th Congress of the Cuban Society of this specialty at the Havana Convention Center.

International Health Event to be held in Cuba

International Health Event to be held in Cuba

The international event Cardiovilla 2019, hosted by Cardiocenter Ernesto Guevara and the Villa Clara branch of the Cuban Society of Cardiology will be held from October 8-10 in this province, with the presence of some 300 delegates, including nationals and foreigners.

Cuban orthopedics hurt by US blockade

A delegation of twenty US specialists invited to the 28th Congress of the Cuban Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (SCOT), scheduled for October 1-5, will not be allowed to participate in the event due to the blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba.

ICTs, considered essential tools for the Cuban economy

ICTs, considered essential tools for the Cuban economy

The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Cuba has become an essential tool to strengthen socio-economic development, despite the restrictions of the blockade imposed by the United States, said Ruben Ramos, vice president of the Cuban Chamber of Commerce.

Cuba owns hundreds of farms for the cultivation of medicinal plants

Havana, Sep 24 (ACN) Cuba holds 600 hectares spread over 142 farms, in which 42 species of medicinal plants are cultivated, announced the MSc. Lisbet Avello, official of the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG).

Cuba and Russia strengthen cooperation in the health sector

Cuba and Russia strengthen cooperation in the health sector

Authorities from Cuba and Russia signed bilateral health agreements in Moscow that include agreements in the scientific field, endocrinology, urology, diabetic foot and gynecology, during a day in which were presented in the Expocenter center of the Russian capital of the island's pharmaceutical and biotechnological products.

International Ethnomedicine Congress opens in Havana

International Ethnomedicine Congress opens in Havana

The 28th International Congress of the Italian-Latin American Society of Ethnomedicine (SILAE 2019) will be opened today in Havana with representatives from some 30 countries, Rodolfo Arencibia, president of the National Technical Group of Medicinal Plants and of the organizing committee, stated.

Cuba reduces to 0.8 infant mortality due to genetic defects

Cuba reduces to 0.8 infant mortality due to genetic defects

The efforts of the National Center for Medical Genetics (CNGM), rector of the national program for the prevention of hereditary diseases, have reduced the mortality rate due to genetic defects to 0.8 per 1.000 live births over the past three years.

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