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.
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.