Havana, Friday 27 de May de 2016 07:59 pm
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Anti-Flu Vaccination Campaign Begins Across the Country

Cuba will begin its anti-flu vaccination campaign on May 25th with over 680 thousand doses aimed at preventing serious complications among the population most at risk.

Cuba: No Acute Hepatitis B in Under-5s

Cuba has reported no cases of acute hepatitis B in children less than five years of age since 1999, a condition that starting from 2006 was also extended to the under 15s due to the results of the application of the vaccine against the disease.

Cuba to host First International Congress on Esthetics and Health

Cuba will hold the First International Congress on Esthetics, Cosmetology and Esthetics Medicine to be held from July 1st to the 3rd in Havana aimed at preventing damages to health that can arise from the lack of professional training.

Eleventh Imported Zika Case Reported in Cuba

The eleventh imported case of a patient with Zika virus has been confirmed. It's a 43-year-old Cuban citizen, who lives in the municipality of Minas de Matahambre in western Pinar del Rio province and arrived in the country on April 30 from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, where she was working in the cultural sector.

US scientists welcome Cuban lung cancer vaccine

US scientists welcome Cuban lung cancer vaccine

The Washington-based Lung Cancer Alliance welcomed reports that a Cuban lung cancer vaccine will soon be tested in the United States through the work of the Roswell Park Institute. According to international media the therapeutic vaccine known as Cimavax will soon enter the US and may benefit American cancer patients.

Cuba: Tenth Imported Zika Case Diagnosed

Cuba: Tenth Imported Zika Case Diagnosed

The tenth imported case of a patient with Zika virus has been diagnosed, reads a note by the Cuban Public Health Ministry, the Granma newspaper reported on Friday.

Cuba Reports 9th Imported Zika Case

The ninth imported case of a patient with Zika virus has been diagnosed, corresponding to a Cuban citizen living in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, a native of the municipality of Cotorro, Havana province, who arrived in the country on April 8.

Large U.S. Delegation to Participate in Cardiology Forum in Havana

Large U.S. Delegation to Participate in Cardiology Forum in Havana

Some 70 experts from the United States will take part in the 7th Iberian-American Congress on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac Imaging, which will take place on April 14-16 in this capital.

Over 220,000 Patients in the World Benefited from Heberprot-P

Over 220,000 Patients in the World Benefited from Heberprot-P

More than 220,000 patients in 30 countries benefit from the use of the Cuban medicine Heberprot-P, unique of its kind and marketed by Cuba, which reduces the rate of diabetic foot amputation.

UNDP Praises Cuba´s Results in the Fight against HIV-AIDS

The representative of the United Nations Development Program praised on Thursday Cuba´s work in the prevention of HIV-AIDS.

The UNDP Praises Cuba's Results in Combat vs. HIV/AIDS

The UNDP Praises Cuba's Results in Combat vs. HIV/AIDS

Myrta Kaulard, representative to Cuba of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), praised on Thursday the work of the Caribbean nation in the prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)/ HIV/AIDS.

Work Places Get Fined for Lack of Control against Mosquitoes

Work Places Get Fined for Lack of Control against Mosquitoes

Water tanks without covers, accumulation of wastes among others are the main reasons why 27 work centers in the province of Villa Clara have received huge fines amidst the current special campaign against the AedesEgypti mosquito.

Scientific-productive poles to contribute to Cuban development

Scientific-productive poles to contribute to Cuban development

The revival of scientific-productive poles of the country is a contribution to national socio-economic development, said in this city Miguel Diaz-Canel, first vice president of the council of State and Ministers.

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