Havana, Tuesday 20 de November de 2018 12:48 am

Clinical trials of Cuban lung cancer vaccine in the US were satisfactory

The Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center announced on Wednesday that the initial results of the first North American clinical study of the CIMAvax-EGF vaccine show that this immunotherapy developed in Cuba is safe, well tolerated and deserves further study.

Cuba ratifies its commitment to universal and free health before PAHO

Cuba ratifies its commitment to universal and free health before PAHO

The Minister of Public Health, José Ángel Portal, ratified Cuba's commitment to the Pan American Health Organization and its member states to guarantee universal access to health services and strengthen its system of health care.

Cuba joins the campaign for World Alzheimer's Day

Cuba joins the campaign for World Alzheimer's Day

Cuba joins the international campaign for World Alzheimer's Day, which is celebrated every September 21 to raise awareness about dementia and challenge the stigma.

Cuba Joins Celebrations for Wellbeing Week

Cuba is joining the continental Wellbeing Week celebrated in the Americas sponsored by the Pan American and World Health Organizations aimed at creating healthy communities for all.

Congress on cosmetic and reconstructive surgery starts in Havana

Specialists from Cuba and other countries will be updated on Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery in an event that will open its doors this Wednesday at the Hermanos Ameijeiras Hospital, in this capital city.

Cuban Vaccine for Veterinarian Use expands its Market Worldwide

Cuban Vaccine for Veterinarian Use expands its Market Worldwide

In the last eight years, the Cuban vaccine against ticks in cattle, developed by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB by its Spanish acronym), has produced incomes for more than 20 million dollars to the country, said Dr. Mario Pablo Estrada.

Holguin Prioritizes Social Benefits for Senior Citizens

Holguin Prioritizes Social Benefits for Senior Citizens

Restoration and maintenance of health centers that benefit senior citizens in the province of Holguin are part of the priorities aimed at improving the quality of life of that sector of the population.

Camaguey Increases Kidney Transplant in Children

Camaguey Increases Kidney Transplant in Children

The province of Camaguey has increased the number of kidney transplants in children with a total of five with less than two years initiating that type of surgery.

Challenges of Economic Sciences Debated in Cuba

Challenges of Economic Sciences Debated in Cuba

The 15th International Conference on Economic and Business Sciences began its debates on Tuesday in Camaguey with a look at the island's economy in the current context which presents several challenges that must be looked at through science.

Cuban Science Academy opens debate space for public

The Cuban Academy of Sciences announced the opening today, at 10:00 a.m., of a space that will allow the population to know and debate aspects related to enigmas and discoveries of science.

14th Health Fair Highlighted for its High Number of Paricipants

14th Health Fair Highlighted for its High Number of Paricipants

The 14th edition of the 2018 Health for All Fair was highlighted for the number of participants and the second with the most exhibition area so far to date, said the Cuban Deputy Health Minister Marcia Cobas.

Cuba Signs Agreement to Purchase Medicine and Vaccines

Cuba Signs Agreement to Purchase Medicine and Vaccines

Cuba's Health Ministry and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) signed an agreement on Wednesday in Havana that will allow the island to join a group of nations that receive financing to purchase medicine, vaccines, syringes and other supplies.

Cuba could send more doctors to Vietnam

Cuba could send more doctors to Vietnam

Cuba is willing to increase health cooperation with Vietnam, particularly with a local hospital in the Quang Binh province, which was donated by Fidel Castro.

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