Cuba has carried out nearly 400 liver transplants since it began this complex proceeding on January 6, 1986, to date, at Hermanos Ameijeiras Surgical Hospital (HHA by its Spanish acronym) in this city.
The achievements of Cuban biotechnology, particularly the Havana-based Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center, have helped diagnose, prevent and treat 26 diseases.
The Cuban diabetic-foot-ulcer pharmaceutical known as Heberprot-P is being successfully administered in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the first eastern Caribbean nation to use the new product of Cuban biotechnology.
As part of bilateral cooperation relations between Cuba and Congo, nearly 850 young people from that African nation will travel to the island to take medicine courses.
Havana will close 2015 with favorable qualitative and quantitative Public Health indicators; however there are still aspects to improve, Dr. Reynol Garcia Moreiro, provincial director of the sector, told ACN.
The members of the medical team that met mission in Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, after the floods that hit that country last October proudly arrived in Cuba.
Cuba's HeberNasvac® vaccine, unique in the world for treating patients infected by the virus of chronic Hepatitis B, obtained the health registration by the Center for State Control of Drugs, Equipment Medical Devices.
US academics said during a conference in Havana that they are interested in collaborating with Cuba in the field of degenerative diseases in senior citizens given the strength of its health system.
Cuba has made a noticeable contribution to Venezuela, particularly in the area of health over the past 15 years, said Doctor Luis Estruch, professor at the Havana-based Latin American School of Medicine.
Participants in a panel on Cuba, held at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), highlighted the achievements and prestige achieved by the science sector in Cuba.
The Cuban CIMAVAX EGF therapeutic vaccine produced in the Molecular Engineering Center has begun new clinical testing against lung cancer in policlinics throughout the country.
The national ceremony for the World Day in response to HIV -AIDS is being held today at Marta Abreu clinic, in this city, where practices against the virus make a positive impact.
Expert Robert Hueter from the Marino Mote Laboratory, in US state of Florida, said that a high-quality scientific work is needed to get to know sharks in Cuba much better.
Cuba and the United States are presenting on Tuesday the results of a joint study research on the preservation of sharks, during the 10th Congress of Marine Sciences which focuses on the conservation of the sea surrounding the island and the fishing of marine species.
The Cuban medical brigade in Honduras has assisted over 29 million citizens particularly in rutal and remote areas since the doctors arrived in the Central American nation back in 1998 to help the victims of hurricane Mitch.