Havana, Sunday 28 de August de 2016 02:49 am

Saudi Arabia Stresses Cuba Medical Cooperation

The government of Saudi Arabia acknowledged on Wednesday the high professionalism of Cuban doctors and appreciated the work of 224 Cuban health specialists in that nation.

Cuba creates climate change resistant varieties of crops

Cuba creates climate change resistant varieties of crops

Professionals from the National Research Institute of Tropical Viandas (INIVIT by its Spanish acronym) created varieties of cassava, sweet potato, yams and banana genetically engineered to withstand climatic variations.

More Cubans Bet on Alternative Medicine

More Cubans Bet on Alternative Medicine

Cuba´s primary health system has assisted a growing number of citizens this year, who have come to health centers for alternative and traditional medicine techniques and products.

Hundreds of New Doctors for Cuba and the World

Hundreds of New Doctors for Cuba and the World

The Havana-based Medical University graduated 908 new health professionals, 784 Cubans and 124 from other nationalities in six medical courses.

Cuba: Another Three Patients with Imported Zika Virus

The Cuban Ministry of Public Health has informed about three new cases of patients with imported Zika virus, for a total of 25 on the island so far, according to the daily Granma newspaper.

Over 50 Chinese Students Graduate from Cuba's Medical School

A total of 52 students from the People's Republic of China, 51 in medicine and one in nursing, received on Wednesday at the Main Lecture Hall of the University of Havana their certificates as graduates from the capital's University of Medical Sciences.

PAHO Supports Study in Mayabeque

The Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) is promoting a research project on risk factors related to chronic non-transmissible diseases in Mayabeque.

NGO Gives Prize to Cuban Physicians who Fought against Ebola

NGO Gives Prize to Cuban Physicians who Fought against Ebola

The Canadian NGO Help Fight Ebola Canada (HFEC) acknowledged the important contribution of the Cuban government and physicians in the struggle against the global pandemic of Ebola with the handing over of the Friends of Africa Humanity Award, which was received in a special ceremony by the Consul General of Cuba to Toronto, Javier Domokos.

Cuba and the U.S.A. Hold Exchanges on Environmental Issues

Cuba and the U.S.A. Hold Exchanges on Environmental Issues

Representatives of Cuba and the United States held in the Cuban capital -for two days- the third working meeting on environmental issues, especially the care and sustainable management of marine biodiversity.

Cuban doctors concerned at growing number of diabetic children

Cuban doctors concerned at growing number of diabetic children

Endocrinologists say that the report this year in central Villa Clara province of 14 new cases of children below five years of age suffering from Diabetes Type 1 is a concerning event.

Cuba: 21 Zika Cases

Cuba: 21 Zika Cases

Cuban health authorities announced that with the most recent detection of four new cases of Zika the number of people infected with that diseased climbed to 21 thus far.

Adapting to Climate Change Course-Workshop Concludes in Cuba

Adapting to Climate Change Course-Workshop Concludes in Cuba

Students from 7 Caribbean and Central American countries concluded on Monday a new course-workshop at the Creation of Capacities Center for the reduction of disaster risks and adapting to climate change located in the Cuban capital.

Cuba and the U.S. to Fight Diseases Together

Cuba and the U.S. to Fight Diseases Together

Health authorities of Cuba and the United States signed earlier this week a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in combating diseases affecting the two neighboring countries and to exchange experiences.

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