Havana, Friday 22 de September de 2017 06:38 pm

Renowned Cuban Cardiologist Alberto Hernandez Canero Died at the Age of 97

Dr. Alberto Hernandez Canero, one of the main founders of the National Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery Institute and its first Director died on Tuesday in Havana at the age of 97.

Cuban skin cancer drug available nationwide

Cuban skin cancer drug available nationwide

Heberferon, the only Cuban drug of its kind in the world for the treatment of basal cell carcinoma of the skin, is already available throughout the national territory, barely six months after beginning of the program for its extension.

Prestigious experts attend International Course on Dengue in Cuba

Prestigious experts attend International Course on Dengue in Cuba

Renowned Cuban and foreign experts will meet from this Monday until the 18th of this month at the Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kourí (IPK) in Havana, to make an update on the current situation of dengue and other arbovirosis.

Cuban Experts to share Experiences on Board of Swiss Scientific Ship

Cuban Experts to share Experiences on Board of Swiss Scientific Ship

Experts from Cienfuegos Environmental Studies Center (CEAC by its Spanish acronym) will present their experiences tomorrow at the Swiss scientific boat Race for Water Odyssey, anchored at the Sierra Maestra Cruise Terminal in Havana Bay.

Cuba: infant mortality rate downs to 4.1 per thousand live births

Cuba: infant mortality rate downs to 4.1 per thousand live births

Cuba closed the first six months of the current year with an infant mortality rate of 4.1 deaths per thousand live births, an indicator only comparable to some countries of the so-called First World

Health Professionals for Cuba and the World

The Carlos J. Finlay School of Medicine has graduated 579 professionals among them doctors, dentists, nurses and health technicians in an activity dedicated to the leader of the Revolution Fidel Castro and the 37th anniversary of the institution celebrated last June 4th.

Nine Hundred Health Professionals to be graduated in Havana

The University of Medical Sciences of Havana (UCMH by its Spanish acronym) will graduate tomorrow about 900 health professionals, including more than 80 foreigners incorporated into the project of the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM by its Spanish acronym) and other government programs.

Natural and Alternative Medicine against Asthma

Natural and Alternative Medicine against Asthma

The use of green medicine for the treatment against asthma is today a valuable tool that the Juan Manuel Marquez Pediatric Hospital develops with important results.

Cuban People Warned on the Harmful Use of Marihuana

Cuban People Warned on the Harmful Use of Marihuana

Experts and students from the School of Medicine warned on Monday in Havana on the harmful use in consuming marihuana on the occasion of International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

Excellent Health Indicators in Pinar del Rio

Excellent Health Indicators in Pinar del Rio

The western province of Pinar del Rio, site of the main activity on the occasion of National Rebelliousness Day next July 26th, registered an infant mortality rate of 2 per one thousand live births in the first semester of this year.

Women Gives Birth to Triplets in Ciego de Avila

A women from Ciego de Avila gave birth to triplets through a C section at the Dr. Antonio Luaces Iraola Provincial Hospital.

Plenary of the Communist Party in Las Tunas Analyze the work of the Health Sector

Plenary of the Communist Party in Las Tunas Analyze the work of the Health Sector

The 7th Plenary of the Provincial Committee of the Cuban Communist Party in Las Tunas, recognized on Friday the progress of the health sector and analyzed the existing potential for the elimination of inefficiencies that prevent from offering better assistance to the population.

Specialized Policlinic Reopens in Ciego de Avila

A specialized policlinic in the city of Ciego de Avila reopened on Tuesday with a service that includes modern technology thanks to an investment of over 7 million 800 thousand pesos in its first stage.

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