Pretoria, Sep 22.- The South African Health Deputy Minister, Dr. Joe Phaahla, has highlighted the benefits that cooperation agreements with Cuba give to his country.
Havana, Sep 15.- The impact of the economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States to Cuba still remains today in high social impact sectors such as health.
Medellin, Colombia, Sep 12.- The Cuban vaccine to treat lung cancer, known as Cimavax, was presented to a group of experts attending the First International Symposium on Active Immunotherapy, hosted in Medellin, Colombia over the weekend.
Havana, Sep 8.- Specialists of the Center of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) created a new medicine called Heberferon, directed principally to reduce or to eliminate the non-melanoma skin tumors.
Havana, Cuba, Aug 25.- The government of Saudi Arabia acknowledged on Wednesday the high professionalism of Cuban doctors and appreciated the work of 224 Cuban health specialists in that nation.
Havana, Aug 24.- More than 350 specialists from Europe, the United States and Canada will participate in the 18th International Congress of Psychophysiology, taking place for the first time in Latin America, the organizing committee said.
Chapare, Bolivia, Aug 23.- More than 14,000 people have received medical care by Cuban and Bolivian doctors during the first two days of an International Health Fair that concluded yesterday in the central department of Cochabamba.
Chapare, Bolivia, Aug 22.- The International Health Fair, dedicated to the 90th birthday of Fidel Castro, finishes today in the central department of Cochabamba, with participation of more than 150 Cuban and Bolivian doctors.
San Juan, Aug 19.- The State Epidemiologist, Brenda Rivera Garcia, confirmed today the first death recorded in Puerto Rico due to the Guillain-Barre syndrome caused by the Zika virus. The deceased was a male between 35 and 45 years old.
Havana, Aug 9.- Cuba and Seychelles have deepened cooperation in a number of areas, especially in the health sector, in the past four years.