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.
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.
The Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) is promoting a research project on risk factors related to chronic non-transmissible diseases in Mayabeque.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cuba has carried out 360 cochlear implants, mainly on children and a total of 30 of these are hearing and visually impaired patients said Dr. Antonio Paz Cordovez, pioneer in the field.
The 35th Pan American Congress on Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery began on Monday in Havana with the participation of over 800 delegates from 43 nations.
Up next we bring you the English language version of the information note issued by the Ministry of Public Health concerning the fifteenth confirmed imported case of a patient with Zika virus, taken from Granma newspaper:
Cuban sexologist Mariela Castro denounced on Wednesday in New York the negative impact of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba in the island's efforts in preventing and confronting HIV/Aids.
Directors of non-governmental organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean highlighted Cuba's solidarity with the disabled in the region, and the actions of the Caribbean country towards inclusive public policies.
Cuba is an example of solidarity and heroism before the world, said Young Caribbean students studying medicine in the School of Medicine in the city of Santiago de Cuba.