Havana, Cuba, Mar 28.- Cuban electro-medicine and the recovery of medical technology is one of the topics to be discussed at the 3rd International Convention on Health Technology, which will start today at the Havana Convention Center.
Dr. Mario César Muñiz, director of the National Center for Electromedicine, will give a lecture about the subject, as well as other specialists will speak about the training process for professionals and technicians in that branch.
The International Symposium on Oral Technology and Health, one of the 13 side events of the Convention, will deal with homeopathy treatment of inflammatory periodontal diseases and oral health and satisfactory longevity.
The program also includes a round table on the update of medical hydrology, which will be attended by several Cuban panelists, announced the organizing committee of the event that will run until Friday and brings together representatives from a dozen countries.
The most frequent podiatric conditions in patients with mental disorders and the use of Heberprot-P in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers are also included in the agenda.
Major Antonio Humberto Rodríguez, dean of the Faculty of Health Technology, explained that Cuba has graduated about 37,000 young people in the three training models through which Health Technology has transited.
Dr. Jorge Gonzalez Perez, National Director of Medical Teaching at the Ministry of Public Health, at the opening of the meeting, emphasized that Cuba currently has more than 35,000 professors of medical sciences and more than 100,000 undergraduate students throughout the country, including those of the eight courses of Health Technology. (acn)