Category Archives: Healthcare

Havana and EU collaborate in fighting Covid-19

Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The government of Havana and the European Union (EU) signed collaboration deals to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, local media highlighted on Monday. According to the Tribuna de La Habana newspaper, the EU’s maximum representative in … Continue reading

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Cuban Minister of Public Health: Only cooperation and international solidarity can save humanity

During 73rd World Health Assembly, José Angel Portal Miranda insists that complementary joint efforts by nations are urgently needed Ana Laura Palomino García, [email protected] November 23, 2020 With the moral authority that allows Cuba to practice international collaboration in health … Continue reading

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Cuba begins polio vaccination campaign

Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The second stage of the National Bivalent Oral Polio Vaccination Campaign begins in Cuba this Monday, the Ministry of Public Health informed. This campaign, which will take place amid the fight against Covid-19, will be … Continue reading

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New British-Cuban Biotechnology Joint Venture Debuts in the UK

The Cuban-British joint venture BioFarma Innovations was formally presented in the United Kingdom during an online seminar where Cuba’s outstanding results in biotechnology were exhibited, according to the Caribbean nation’s embassy in London on Friday. Nov 20 (teleSUR) At the … Continue reading

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Cuba and Italy analyze possible cooperation in health sector

Rome, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador Jose Carlos Rodriguez and Italian Deputy Health Minister Pierpaolo Sileri met here on Tuesday to discuss possible cooperation in the field of health care between the two countries. At the meeting, held at … Continue reading

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Dutch doctor praises Cuba’s achievements against Covid-19

Amsterdam, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Dutch Doctor and Professor Paul Jonas on Tuesday praised Cuba’s achievements in the fight against Covid-19, which he attributed to factors such as the Government’s rapid response and the preventive approach from the healthcare system. … Continue reading

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Senator asks French government for health alliance with Cuba

Paris, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) Senator Michelle Greaume on Tuesday urged the government to work with Cuba in the health sector, particularly in the development of a vaccine to fight Covid-19. In a letter addressed to Health Minister Olivier Veran, … Continue reading

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Scotland’s legislator nominates Cuban doctors for Nobel Peace Prize

London, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Legislator Neil Findlay became the second member of the Scottish Parliament to nominate Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Contingent for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. According to the Solidarity with Cuba Campaign (CSC), the representative … Continue reading

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Cuba to present portfolio of opportunities in virtual business forum

FotosPL: Vladimir Molina Havana, Nov 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will hold the 1st Edition of the 2020 Business Forum to bolster its exportable offer and investment opportunities in the country, Minister of MINCEX Rodrigo Malmierca announced. On a virtual basis, … Continue reading

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Cuba defends right to science for development

Havana, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez on Tuesday advocated for the global right to scientific progress to help prevent pandemics such as Covid-19 and guarantee a world’s peace. On his Twitter account, the foreign minister welcomed … Continue reading