Health

1 September, 2017 Graduation of Guyanese Doctors Dedicated to Fidel Castro

Georgetown, Guyana.-The program of medical scholarships established between Guyana and Cuba celebrated Thursday the graduation of 38 new doctors, and it was dedicated to the late leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz. Rupert Roopnaraine, Guyanese Minister of Public Service, expressed gratitude for the extraordinary contribution of Cuba in training public health professionals, and […]

22 August, 2017 Caribbean Health Authorities Monitor Conjunctivitis Outbreak

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.-The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) restated the warning on conjunctivitis, also known as Pink Red Eye, outbreaks that today affect several countries of the region. Dr Virginia Asin-Oostburg, Director, Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control assured that they are monitoring the epidemic situation. Besides, she urged people to take necessary precautions to […]

21 August, 2017 Some 11,000 Patients Treated in Two Days of Health Fair in Bolivia

Chapare, Bolivia.-About 11,000 free medical consults have been provided by Cuban collaborators and their Bolivian colleagues in the first two days of the Cochabamba Tropic Health Fair, which ends today. The most demanded specialties so far are Comprehensive General Medicine, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Gynecology, Orthopedics and Traumatology, Allergology, Otorhinolaryngology and Dermatology. Thousands of low-income […]

21 August, 2017 Cuban Collaborators in Bolivia, Examples of Solidarity

Chapare, Bolivia.-With the satisfaction of the mission accomplished, the collaborators of the Cuban Medical Brigade are returning today to their daily activities after providing more than 21,000 free medical consults during the Cochabamba Tropic Health Fair. More than 100 volunteers and their Bolivian colleagues consulted low-income people living in rural areas, among them children with […]

16 August, 2017 Consumption of Drugs Destroys You and Your Family

Drugs are substances that can change thought, feelings and emotions of those consuming them, besides they have the ability to change behavior and, in the long run, the way of being.

2 August, 2017 Cuban Doctors Treated Over 26 Thousand Chernobyl Victims

Havana, Cuba.-Since 1990, Cuba treated 26 thousand 114 victims of the nuclear accident of Chernobyl, Ukraine, mainly in the areas of endocrinology, gastroenterology and dermatology, according to a study published today in the scientific network Scielo. The report confirmed that of total patients, 84 percent were mostly children from Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. According to […]

2 August, 2017 Cuba, 30 Years of Achievements in Immunology

Havana, Cuba.-Cuba, with 30 years of experience in Immunology, has nowadays important results in its health sector, considered equal to that of the most-developed nations. Among these achievements are the standardization of the alpha-fetoprotein test in pregnant women and the control of congenital HIV-AIDS and thyroid affections, according to the Director of the Immunoassay Center, […]