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Angola to Announce End of Yellow Fever Epidemic

A campaign instituted last February allowed the immunization of 13 million citizens, while in August another intensive campaign vaccinated almost three million more


Cuban Pharmaceutical Products Exhibited in Russian Health Week

Cuban displayed its best progress and competitive qualities during a special exhibition in the framework of Health Week in Russia, an event held at the Expocenter exhibition center


The New York Times Acknowledges Effectiveness of Cuban Vaccine against Lung Cancer (+photos)

“Cimavax is a therapeutic vaccine developed not to prevent cancer, but to halt its growth and keep it from recurring in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer”. This is how The New York Times refers this Tuesday to the medication produced in Cuba which could also benefit American patients. In an extensive report, the newspaper describes […]


New Yorkers Explore Cuban Biodiversity in Bilingual Exhibit (+photos)

The New York Museum of Natural History has opened the expected special exhibition ”Cuba”, an unprecedented tour of the rich biodiversity and culture of the Caribbean nation


U.S. and Cuban Doctors, Surgeons to Meet in Havana

Doctors and surgeons from the U.S. and Cuba meet  from today until next Saturday to discuss topics as the accreditation of services, announced in Havana organizers of the event


Cuban Congress of Surgery underway in Havana

National and international delegates will exchange today on the surgical procedure against cancer oncology during the second day of the 13th Cuban Congress of Surgery at the Conference Center in Havana


Sama Reports New Speleological Findings in Central Cuba

Remains of a Nesophontes, a mammal that became extinct hundreds of years ago in Cuba, were found during recent explorations in Pico San Juan, the highest point of the Guamuhaya mountain range, central Cuba. Alejandro Romero Emperador, president of the Speleological Society of Cuba and founder of the Samá speleology group, said that the research […]


Over a Million Children to Get Free Polio Vaccination in Sierra Leone

As part of efforts to prevent vaccine preventable, diseases and maintain polio eradication, three rounds of free polio vaccination inhas been already conducted this year with support from UNICEF and WHO


Cuba, U.S. Sign Agreement for Cancer Research

The agreement, signed by Dr. Ro­berto Morales Ojeda, Cuban minister of Public Health, and Sylvia Burwell, U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services, is aimed at implementing collaboration projects


Cuba Hosts First Regional Meeting for Arboviruses Control

The First Regional Meeting for the strategy of surveillance and control of arboviruses started today in Havana with the attendance of health ministers, specialists from most countries of the Americas and their European colleagues


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