They traveled to Africa to fight the fiercest of battles against death. The mere name of the enemy was frightening: Ebola. They did not relent and they triumphed. They went armed with nothing more than the commitment of those who would give up their own lives in the effort to save others.
Havana, Cuba, Jan 9.- The Center for Research and Development of Medicines (CIDEM by its Spanish acronym), belonging to BioCubaFarma business group, has 48 projects in research of products for human use, announced an expert of that institution.
Pinar del Rio, Cuba, Jan 4.- In 2016, Pinar del Río became for the second consecutive year in the province to achieve the lowest infant mortality in Cuba and this time recorded only 2.1 deaths per thousand live births, a result that is a record for the western territory.
On January 15, 1960, then Prime Minister of the Revolutionary Government Fidel Castro stated: "The future of our country has to be necessarily a future of men and women of science."
Havana, Cuba, Nov 28.- Experts from Cuba and the United States will participate from today until the 30th of this month at the Scientific Meeting on Arboviruses, which is part of the tasks included in the memorandum signed last June between the US Secretary of Health and Human Services and Cuba´s Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP by its Spanish acronym).
Havana, Nov 14.- With the completion of walks and educational festivals nationwide, Cuba held this Monday the World Diabetes Day, reported Ileidis Iglesias, director of the National Institute of Endocrinology.
Havana, Nov 7.- Companies of Cuba and China have reportedly signed a letter of intent in Havana for the sending of patients to be treated in Cuba and Cuban doctors to work in hospitals in China.
Panama, Oct 27.- Five countries, including Panama, are leading now the third and final phase of clinical trials of a tetravalent dengue vaccine, announced Takeda Pharmaceutical Company.
Mbabane, Oct 24.- The Minister of Health of Swaziland, Sibongile Ndlela-Simelane, expressed satisfaction with the work of Cuban physicians serving in the country.
Havana, Sep 26.- Cuba and Japan signed an agreement for a donation of medical equipment to improve the quality of services in the main hospitals in this country and diagnose different diseases, especially cancer.