Radio Cadena Agramonte
Sunday, December 17, 2017

Health


  • Dengue on the Spotlight of International Forum in Havana

    Dengue on the Spotlight of International Forum in Havana

    Havana, Cuba, Aug 12.- Some 300 Cuban and foreign experts are participating at the 13th International Course on Dengue Control, underway at Havana’s Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute until August 23.

  • Cuba's Hemovigilance Results Similar to Wealthy Countries

    Cuba's Hemovigilance Results Similar to Wealthy Countries

    Havana, May 22.- Cuba has developed a hemovigilance program with results similar to those of industrialized nations, said a Cuban physician participating in the 7th Cuban Congress of Hematology (Hematology 2013).

  • Over 1200 Jamaicans Benefited by Cuban Eye-Treatment Program

    Over 1200 Jamaicans Benefited by Cuban Eye-Treatment Program

    Havana, Cuba, Feb 5.- More than 1200 Jamaican citizens were submitted to eye surgeries under a Cuban medical program implemented in that Caribbean island nation since 2012. According to the Jamaican Information Service (JIS), the program provided some 16 consultations to diagnose and prevent comm…
  • Diabetes Care Center in Camagüey Ensures a Better Quality of Life

    Diabetes Care Center in Camagüey Ensures a Better Quality of Life

    By Lourdes Maria Mazorra López/ Journalism Students.The Provincial Diabetes Care Center in Camagüey has provided services to more than 1,000 patients since its inauguration on December 3, 2010. Over this time, it has helped to better their quality of life and has allowed them to learn about the ch…
  • Cuban Health Ministry Reports Cholera Outbreak

    Cuban Health Ministry Reports Cholera Outbreak

    Havana, Cuba, Jan 15.- The Cuban Ministry of Health reports that as of Sunday January 6 the clinical epidemiological surveillance system detected an increase in diarrheal diseases in Cerro municipality and later in other municipalities in the capital. A group of these patients had symptoms and s…
  • Camagüey-based Children’s Hospital Works to Improve Oncological Services

    Camagüey-based Children’s Hospital Works to Improve Oncological Services

    By Mariela Peña Seguí/ Radio Cadena Agramonte.
    mariela@rcagramonte.icrt.cu

    Since 2002, more than 200 children with cancer have been admitted in Camagüey’s paediatric hospitals where they have received specialized medical care for free.

  • Kids Suffering from Cancer See Nurse Yisel as their Fairy Godmother

    Kids Suffering from Cancer See Nurse Yisel as their Fairy Godmother

    By Pablo Cabero Viamontes/ Radio Cadena Agramonte.
    pabloc@rcagramonte.icrt.cu

    With her immaculate white uniform, young nurse Yisel León Guerra walks through the hallways of the Oncology Ward at the Eduardo Agramonte Piña Pediatric Hospital in Camagüey, and goes without delay to help the children suffering from such malignant disease who love her as she were a fairy godmother coming out from a Hans Christian Andersen’s story.

  • Yander, a Living Testimony of the Altruism of Cuba’s Social System

    Yander, a Living Testimony of the Altruism of Cuba’s Social System

    By Pablo Cabero Viamontes/ Radio Cadena Agramonte.
    pabloc@rcagramonte.icrt.cu

    Child Yander Varona Páez of Camagüey has been fighting for his life for more than a year, once he underwent a tracheomalacia surgery, for having a disorder in the airway passage with a distortion in the windpipe.

  • Ledián Herrera Carabajal Could Overcome the Effects of Fire

    Ledián Herrera Carabajal Could Overcome the Effects of Fire

    By Alex López Almaguer/Radio Cadena Agramonte.Aided by their neighbors, the parents of Ledián Herrera Carabajal could pull this 4 year-old child out of a smouldering charcoal pit to which he had fallen while playing near his house. According to Ledián’s mom Marcelina Odelín Samón, the ac…
  • Cuba Marks World Diabetes Day

    Cuba Marks World Diabetes Day

    Havana, Cuba, Nov 14.- Cuba marks World Diabetes Day with local actions aimed at raising awareness about the challenge posed by the disease, its increasing prevalence and how to avoid it. Educative and reflection actions are taking place throughout the island in healthcare centers and diabetic-in…