The 28th International Congress of the Italian-Latin American Society of Ethnomedicine (SILAE 2019) will be opened today in Havana with representatives from some 30 countries, Rodolfo Arencibia, president of the National Technical Group of Medicinal Plants and of the organizing committee, stated.
The efforts of the National Center for Medical Genetics (CNGM), rector of the national program for the prevention of hereditary diseases, have reduced the mortality rate due to genetic defects to 0.8 per 1.000 live births over the past three years.
Recent research results and best practices in caring for patients with Prder-Willi syndrome (PWS) will be discussed from November 13 to 17 in an international medical event to be held at Cojimar Convention Center, in Havana.
The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement strongly rejecting a USAID program against Cuban medical cooperation. Cuban News Agency reproduces the full text of the statement:
Researchers from the Center for Environmental Studies of Cienfuegos (CEAC) and the All-Russian Scientific-Research Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM) evaluated the results of their collaboration in that southern Cuban city.
The Empresa de Telecomunicaciones de Cuba (ETECSA), announced through Twitter that it has received several complaints about the mobile data service in some cell phone´s numbers. According to the statement, the entity "works uninterruptedly to achieve at this time the stability of the service.
The Segurmática Enterprise, and the antivirus it develops, offer coverage against one hundred percent of the threats that enter Cuba, in which the collaboration of the country's users has been fundamental.
Some 500 students from 104 countries who studied at the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) will be graduating this Tuesday as Doctors of Medicine at the Karl Marx Theatre in Havana.
Salvador Valdés Mesa, First Vice-President of the Councils of State and Ministers will meet this Tuesday with members of the Cuban medical brigade in Eswatini, on the concluding day of his visit to this southern country on the African continent.
Cuba participates in a Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) international forum meeting in the Zhuang autonomous region of Guangxi, southern China, to discuss medical innovation and collaboration.
On the third day of the 72nd World Health Assembly, Dr. Carissa Etienne, Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), received the Minister of Public Health of Cuba, Dr. José Ángel Portal Miranda, and the delegation that accompanies him to this conclave that takes place in the Swiss city of Geneva until the next 28.
Renowned Cuban scientists Professor Manuel Romero and Doctor Jorge Fraga, director and deputy director, respectively, of the Pedro Kouri Institute of Tropical Medicine, are participating in the IV International Conference on Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 23-25.
The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) issued its World Cybersecurity Index at the end of 2018 where Cuba was ranked 81st in the world ranking, and is thus categorized among the countries with an average level of cyber security.
More than 300,000 patients from 26 countries have been benefited in the last 10 years with the Heberprot-P, the only product in the world for complex diabetic foot ulcers that shows remarkable results and avoids amputation in most cases.
Specialists in Medicine, Advocacy and Bioethics from Latin America, the United States, Europe, Asia and Africa are starting an update on encephalic death and consciousness disorders at the VIII International Symposium on the subject.