Radio Cadena Agramonte
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Health


  • Over 5 Thousand Diabetic Patients Benefitted by National Health Program

    Over 5 Thousand Diabetic Patients Benefitted by National Health Program

    Havana, Cuba, Dec 11.-  Over five thousand diabetic patients saved their lives in Cuba this year due to a national medical programme that gives special care to the victims of a disease in expansion, that already affects over three hundred and seventy one million persons around the world. 

  • Cuba Exhibits in Argentina Experience in Renal Transplants

    Cuba Exhibits in Argentina Experience in Renal Transplants

    Buenos Aires, Dec 5.- The 43-year Cuban experience in kidney transplants was presented by doctor Jorge P. Alfonzo at the 22nd Latin American and Caribbean Congress on this surgical procedure, which ended yesterday night in this capital.

  • Cuban Medical Brigade's 15 Years in Haiti: Thousands of Lives Saved

    Cuban Medical Brigade's 15 Years in Haiti: Thousands of Lives Saved

    Havana, Cuba, Dec 4.- Cuban medical cooperation has saved thousands of lives in Haiti, said Dr. Michel Escalona, deputy coordinator of the Cuban medical brigade that has worked in that nation for 15 years.

  • A Deserved Tribute to All Cuban Doctors

    A Deserved Tribute to All Cuban Doctors

    By Jessica Castillo Nápoles/Radio Cadena Agramonte.

    Cuba marks today the 180th anniversary of Carlos J. Finlay’s birthday and the 80th anniversary of the institutionalization of the Día de la Medicina Latinoamericana (Latin American Medicine Day) with the biggest graduation in medicine: 11,000 physicians, of whom 5,315 are Cubans and the rest of them are coming from 59 countries.

  • U.S. Scientists Create Scanner to Detect Tiny Tumors in the Body

    U.S. Scientists Create Scanner to Detect Tiny Tumors in the Body

    Washington, Dec 2.- A group of scientists created a scanner capable of detecting very small tumors that are invisible to devices usually used to identify cancer at its earliest stage.

  • Third Stage of More Doctors Program Opens in Brazil

    Third Stage of More Doctors Program Opens in Brazil

    Brasilia, Nov 29.- The third phase of the program called More Doctors Brazil started today with a new call for national and international health professionals interested in providing their services in municipalities and rural areas of this country.

  • Cuba Reduces Deaths in Children due to Heart Diseases

    Cuba Reduces Deaths in Children due to Heart Diseases

    Sancti Spiritus, Nov 29.- Cuba has reduced by over 80 percent the mortality rate due to heart diseases in children less than one year of age during the last three decades, as informed on Thursday during the National Workshop on Pediatric Cardiology, under way in this province.

  • Thousands Venezuelan Patients Treated in Cuba

    Thousands Venezuelan Patients Treated in Cuba

    Havana, Cuba, Nov 28.- Some 58 thousand Venezuelan patients have received medical treatment in Cuba during the past 13 years as a result of the Venezuela-Cuba integral medical treatment agreement.

  • HIV Has Killed More than 36 Million, World Health Organization Says

    HIV Has Killed More than 36 Million, World Health Organization Says

    Geneva, Nov 28.- The human immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) remains a major public health problem worldwide, and has killed 36 million people to date, according to the World Health Organization.

  • Angolan Armed Forces Tests AIDS Virus Detector

    Angolan Armed Forces Tests AIDS Virus Detector

    Luanda, Nov 27.- Health services of the Angolan Armed Forces General Staff began a pilot test for new technology that makes it possible to detect the AIDS virus using a computer, the Jornal de Angola reported today.