Category Archives: Healthcare

President Díaz-Canel congratulates family doctors and nurses

Havana, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Wednesday congratulated members of the Family Doctor and Nurse Program, an initiative created 39 years ago by the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro. On Twitter, Díaz-Canel sent … Continue reading

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Massachusetts professor exalts Cuban vaccines and world inequity

Mexico, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Professor Tanalis Padilla, a researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and author of several books, including A History of Rural Teachers, praised Cuba’s homegrown vaccines and denounced world inequity. The local newspaper La … Continue reading

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Chilean campaign to send medicines and supplies to Cuba

Santiago, Chile, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) Friends of Cuba in Chile are currently promoting a campaign to ship medicines and supplies to the Caribbean island in order to counter the negative effects of the United States blockade. “Cuba is not … Continue reading

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Second shipment of Cuban anti-Covid Abdala vaccines arrives in Mexico

Mexico City, Dec 23 (Prensa Latina) A second shipment of Cuban anti-Covid-19 Abdala vaccines is already in Mexican territory, confirmed today the Biologicos y Ractivos de Mexico (Birmex) institution. According to the source, it is a shipment of 4.9 million … Continue reading

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Cuba’s homegrown Abdala vaccine can be administered in Mexico

Mexico, Dec 15 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s homegrown Abdala vaccine against Covid-19 can be used as a booster shot or first dose in Mexico, due to its 92-percent effectiveness and because it is similar to those administered here, a senior official … Continue reading

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Cuba: Soberana 02, Plus vaccines receive annual award in Belarus

Minsk, Oct 9 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Covid-19 vaccines Soberana 02 and Soberana Plus have been awarded on Friday the Grand Prize of the international business event Leader of the Year in Belarus for their contribution to global combat against the … Continue reading

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Cuba, Barbados to seek greater health cooperation

Bridgetown, Dec 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Barbados are presently seeking potentialities and possibilities to increase cooperation in health, Cuba´s Public Health Minister José Ángel Portal said on Tuesday. Portal explained that in 2009, after first Operation Miracle patients arrived … Continue reading

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First shipment of Cuban anti-Covid-19 vaccine arrived in Mexico

Mexico City, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The first shipment of the Cuban anti-Covid-19 vaccine Abdala, consisting of 4,092,500 doses that will be administered to adults are already in Mexico, the Public Health Ministry announced. The drug arrived yesterday after it … Continue reading

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US academic highlights historic role of Cuban doctors in Bolivia

Mexico, Nov 10 (Prensa Latina) The role of Cuban doctors in Bolivia during the administration of then-President Evo Morales is highlighted on Thursday in an article published in La Jornada by Dr. Tanalís Padilla. The professor-researcher of the Massachusetts Institute … Continue reading

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US blockade harms pediatric patients in Cuba

Havana, Nov 8 (Prensa Latina) Pediatric patients are suffering from the effects of the United States economic blockade, according to the report recently presented to the United Nations General Assembly by the Cuban Foreign Ministry. An example of this is … Continue reading

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