Scientists from Cuba and the US will exchange experiences on the use of stem cells in the treatment of multiple sclerosis during the second edition of an event on this subject, based in Havana on May 4 and 5.
Cuba has almost two thousand professionals specialized in Medical Emergencies in addition to an important number of nurses, health technicians and technologists.
Experts from different branches of medicine in the country will present the results of the application of the product of Cuban biotechnology, Hebervital, in a national workshop that will take place today in this city, announced the organizing committee.
Health specialists in Ciego de Avila will participate in the 7th International Emergency and Intensive Care Congress from April 12th to the 14th, at Havana's Convention Center.
A strategy to reduce the amount of cesarean sections is one of the main goals of the Ana Betancourt Mora OBGYM Hospital in the province of Camaguey where 21 percent of the first time mothers give birth through this technique.
The training in Cuba of health professionals has been very fruitful for Chile, said professor Jhonny Acevedo from the Medicine Faculty of Chile´s University.
Cuba has graduated about 37,000 young people in the three training models through which Health Technology has transited, said today in this city Antonio Humberto Rodríguez, Dean of the Faculty of Health Technology.
Cuban electro-medicine and the recovery of medical technology is one of the topics to be discussed at the 3rd International Convention on Health Technology, which will start today at the Havana Convention Center.
The National Center for Minimal Access Surgery (CNCMA by its Spanish acronym) first in Cuba of this branch of medicine, made more than 4,500 such surgical procedures in 2016, with very good results, announced the director of that institution.
With nearly 200 patients, a clinical trial of the drug Cimavax EGF against lung cancer in primary health care (PHC) is being developed in Cuba to evaluate other parameters in order to increase the effectiveness of the first vaccine of its type registered in the world.
World Health Day will be dedicated this year to depression currently affecting 300 million people in the world.
The University of Medical Sciences of Havana (UCMH) and the Faculty of Health Technology convene the Third International Convention on Technology and Health, which will be held from 27 to 31 this month in Havana.
Dr. Peter Courtland Agre, US biologist and university professor who was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, is the new Corresponding Member of the Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC by its Spanish acronym).
Specialists say that kidney diseases can be prevented with education, knowledge, and a healthy lifestyle including an adequate nutrition and exercise.
Cuban scientific centers headed by the Ministry of Higher Education (MES) recognized on Wednesday the work of the Indio Hatuey Station located in Matanzas province for its contribution to the development of science, technology and innovation for the last 55 years.