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Cuba Health System Seriously Damaged by US Blockade

From April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017 the estimated economic damages to the Cuban health system due to the U.S. blockade surpassed $87 million USD

World’s 1st Skin Cancer Drug Available in Every Cuban Pharmacy

The world’s first skin cancer treatment, which targets basal cell carcinoma, has appeared in pharmacies across Cuba within only six months of its entry into the market

Cuba Announced First Country to Stop Mother-Child HIV Transmission

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) announced in Washington that Cuba has become the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of HIV / AIDS and syphilis from mother to baby.

Cuba-Salud 2015 International Convention Starts in Havana

The International Convention “Cuba-Salud 2015” and the Trade Fair Health for All begin activities this Monday in Havana, to debate and show progresses in this sphere.

Brazilian Health Program Seeks to Provide Free Services

The program “Mas Medicos” (More Doctors) will have 13, 235 health specialists in April to provide medical services to a population of 46 million Brazilians, asserted on Monday the country’s President, Dilma Rousseff.

Cuba Announces Wage Increase for Health Workers

Cuba’s Council of Ministers approved a salary increase for the health sector during a meeting on Wednesday headed by President Raul Castro.

Raul Castro Calls for Critical Analysis of Measures Implementation Process

Cuban President Raul Castro called to make a critical and constructive analysis of the process to implement the measures that are part of the update of the country’s economic model.

Cuba to Chair World Health Assembly

Cuba this year will preside over the 67th World Health Assembly, which is recognition of the achievements of its Revolution in the sphere of medical care and its role in the international arena, according to a senior health official.

Sancti Spiritus Girl Lives in Hospital

Seven-year-old girl lives in Sancti Spiritus Jose Marti Pediatric Hospital.

Cuban Health System Ensures High Survival of Cardiac Children

Most Cuban children who suffer from heart diseases reach adulthood.

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