Havana, Friday 24 de February de 2017 09:52 am
Cuba hosts Congress on Use of Biotechnology for Agricultural Development

Cuba hosts Congress on Use of Biotechnology for Agricultural Development

Cuba's advances in the use of biotechnology for agricultural development, with results superior to many countries in the world, were highlighted during the second day of the first BioProcess Congress, which takes place in this city.

Cuba launches National Anti-Polio Vaccination Campaign

Cuba launches National Anti-Polio Vaccination Campaign

A total of 471 888 children will be immunized throughout Cuba against poliomyelitis in the 56th National Anti-Polio Vaccination Campaign, which first stage will be held from February 20 to 26.

Cuba and France to sign cooperation agreement on sciences

Cuba and France to sign cooperation agreement on sciences

Representatives from Cuba and France will sign a cooperation agreement today to create a joint scientific cooperation program.

Cuba reduces infant mortality in congenital heart condition

The William Soler Pedriatric Hospital in Havana has reduced infant mortality in congenital heart conditions from 3.5 per one thousand live births in 1980 to less of 0.5 since 2015 according to the institution's statistics.

Program on Biological Diversity Presented in Havana

Program on Biological Diversity Presented in Havana

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment announced on Wednesday the presentation of the 2016-2020 National Program on Biological Diversity.

Excellent Results of Drug Developed in Cuba Against Skin Cancer were presented in Workshop

Excellent Results of Drug Developed in Cuba Against Skin Cancer were presented in Workshop

With the presentation of case studies and results on the use of Heberferon for treatment of basal cell skin carcinoma, a promotional workshop for the extension of that drug began in this Cuban province.

Sampling of Caribbean Waters Published on Website

Sampling of Caribbean Waters Published on Website

The Regional Cooperation Agreement for the Promotion of Nuclear Science and Technology in Latin America and the Caribbean published on its website on Sunday an article on a sampling expedition of the Caribbean Sea.

Cuba launches campaign on World Cancer Day

Cuba launches campaign on World Cancer Day

On the occasion of the World Cancer Day, celebrated every February 4th, Cuba will develop for the seventh time a campaign of education, prevention and diagnosis of pre-malignant and malignant skin lesions.

WHO grants prize to Cuba´s Henry Reeve medical brigade

WHO grants prize to Cuba´s Henry Reeve medical brigade

The Executive Council of the World Health Organization (WHO) granted the Doctor Lee Jong-wook Memorial Prize for Public Health to the Cuban Henry Reeve Contingent of Doctors Specialized in Disaster Situations and Serious Epidemics.

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.

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