Category Archives: Healthcare

Cuban doctors get award for the 60 years of Cuba-China relations

Beijing, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Three Cuban doctors received on Sunday China’s awards to honor the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries, for their work after the onset of the novel coronavirus outbreak here. The State mission … Continue reading

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Cuban medical brigade returns home after fighting Covid-19 in Mexico

Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The brigade of Cuba’s Henry Reeve international contingent of doctors who collaborated in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic in Quintana Roo, Mexico, returned home on Saturday after five months in that country. Upon arriving at the … Continue reading

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Oakland, California Calls For Medical Collaboration with Cuba

The City Council of the U.S. city of Oakland, California, approved a new resolution Tuesday condemning the economic, commercial, and financial blockade that the U.S. has been imposing on Cuba for almost six decades. Oct 21 (teleSUR) José Ramón Cabañas, Cuban Ambassador to the United States, announced … Continue reading

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Argentina awards Henry Reeve Contingent 2020 Democracy Prize

Buenos Aires, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Contingent was honored here on Tuesday with the 2020 Democracy Award to the outstanding Latin American personality, awarded by the Caras y Caretas Cultural Center. The respected international contingent … Continue reading

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Cuba promotes its strengths as a health destination in China

Beijing, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba detailed on Monday in China its strengths, achievements and attractions that position it as a safe health tourism destination, a distinction recognized globally. During a promotional event, Cuba’s Consul General to Shanghai Nestor Torres … Continue reading

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Cuba Thanks France For Its Cooperation On Soberana 01 Vaccine

On Thursday, French Ambassador Patrice Paoli met with Dr. Vicente Vérez Bencomo, General Director of the Finlay Vaccines Institute, to discuss French-Cuban cooperation in the vaccines sector with the support of the French Agency for Development in Cuba. Oct 16 (teleSUR) According … Continue reading

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FAO: Cuba can be an example of food sovereignty

Havana, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Cuba can give the world an example of food sovereignty and nutrition education, Frei Betto, Brazilian theologian, advisor to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), said today. On the occasion of World Food … Continue reading

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British Parliamentarian nominates Cuban doctors for Nobel Peace Prize

15 de octubre de 2020, 15:47London, Oct 15 (Prensa Latina) The British Parliament Grahame Morris formalized today the nomination of the contingent of Cuban doctors Henry Reeve for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, for his internationalist work against the Covid-19 … Continue reading

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Martinique thanks Cuba’s solidarity in the fight against Covid-19

Paris, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) The Mayor of Lamentin David Zobda thanked here on Wednesday the support provided to Martinique in the fight against Covid-19 by a Cuban medical brigade of the Henry Reeve Contingent, which concluded its work in … Continue reading

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Ireland backs Nobel Peace Prize nomination for Cuban doctors

Oct 10 (Radio Rebelde) The Workers’ Party of Ireland supported the Nobel Peace Prize nomination for the Henry Reeve international medical brigades, sent by Cuba to dozens of countries to fight Covid-19, diplomatic sources reported on Wednesday. Through a statement, … Continue reading