This forum is held every year to commemorate the foundation of the civil hospital of this central Cuban city
Some 300 researches related to diseases and medical procedures were debated, among other topics, in the Al Servicio de la Vida (At the Service of Life) scientific workshop, held at Camilo Cienfuegos General Hospital in Sancti Spiritus.
Like every year, a forum is held to commemorate the foundation of the civil hospital of this central Cuban city, which will be celebrating this month the 118th anniversary of its creation.
The forum, sponsored by the Provincial Council of Scientific Societies, was focused this year on orthopedics topics mainly minimally invasive surgery and hip fracture.
Dr. Omar Moreno Bravo, vice president of the organizing committee, told ACN about a parallel scientific meeting on pathological anatomy and psychiatry and two symposiums: one about the quality of medical care and patient safety, and another about hemorrhagic fevers of viral origin.
The forum was be concluded on Saturday, when the Al Servicio de la Vida Distinction was granted to personalities and workers who have dedicated their efforts to Cuban public health.