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.
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.
Riyadh, Nov 26.- The Health Ministries of Cuba and Saudi Arabia signed an agreement to expand the presence of professionals from the Caribbean island in this Arab country, official sources from both countries are reporting.
Washington, 23 Nov.- A new study has found that elicitation of the relaxation response a physiologic state of deep rest induced by practices such as meditation, yoga, deep breathing and prayer produces immediate changes in the expression of genes involved in immune function, energy metabolism and insulin secretion.
Sanaa, Nov 21.- Yemeni Minister of Health Ahmed Al Ansi described as very positive the work carried out by Cuban doctors in his country, during an interview with the Caribbean island's ambassador here, David Paulovich.
Guatemala, Nov 18.- At least 286,151 Guatemalans have been saved by Cuban doctors until October, since they began to work in the health sector of this Central American country in 1998, according to official data.
Camagüey, Nov 16.- Advances and challenges of this Cuban province in the face of the aging of society were put under microscope at the final session of the 5th Provincial Meeting on Health Services for Senior Citizens (V Jornada Provincial de Geriatría) held in the city of Camagüey.
Beijing, Nov 15.- Doctors who carried out a complete face transplant to a Chinese girl a month ago, expressed satisfaction today for the progress of the patient who was able to smile for the first time, after 12 years.
Havana, Cuba, Nov 14.- Cuban Health minister Roberto Morales visited primary health centers in the Brazilian state of Bahia where he met with Cuban doctors who are currently offering their services in the South American nation.
Havana, Cuba, Nov 14.- The number of Cubans suffering from diabetes has doubled in 10 years, according to the Statistical Yearbook Health at the end of 2012, published by the Cuban Ministry of Public Health.