Cynthia Forde, Minister of People's Empowerment and Elderly Affairs of Barbados, evaluated with the Cuban Ambassador in that country, Francisco Fernández, the possibility of implementing an assistance project with Cuban experts to confront Alzheimer's disease, for which the office of the Pan American Health Organization for the Eastern Caribbean already has funding.
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.
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 international campaign for World Alzheimer's Day, which is celebrated every September 21 to raise awareness about dementia and challenge the stigma.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'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 is willing to increase health cooperation with Vietnam, particularly with a local hospital in the Quang Binh province, which was donated by Fidel Castro.
The Cuban medication Heberprot-P to fight diabetic foot ulcers was registered by Mexico´s Federal Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risks, the authority in charge of drug registration in the country.