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The Marvelous Science of Carlos J. Finlay

A scientific high-point, is the discovery in 1881 by Dr. Carlos J. Finlay Barres (1833-1915) of the metaxenic contagion theory of disease, a finding that was de... More

Cuban Experts Believe that Advanced Cancer Could Become a Chronic Disease

Havana, May 20 (RHC)-- Cuban health experts said in Havana that the new therapies used to fight advanced cancer could turn the disease into a chronic illnes... More

WHO Acknowledges Cuba's International Health Cooperation

The General Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Margaret Chan praised Cuba's health cooperation with other development countries, particularly Cuba'... More

Building a Global Emergency Workforce

Geneva, April 8 (RHC)-- WHO's new registration system will enable it to build a global roster of foreign medical response teams ready to deploy for emergencies,... More

World Health Day 2015 in Search of Food Security

Geneva, April 07 (RHC) New data on the harm caused by foodborne illnesses underscore the global threats posed by unsafe foods, and the need for coordinated, cro... More

Cuban Medical Success Saving Lives Sparks Pride

A Cuban physician, doctor Reynol Juara, regards as a true “miracle” the survival of his newborn son who almost died during childbirth. Juara described as ex... More

Center for Molecular Immunology Is Leader in Cuban Biotechnology

Inaugurated by Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro 20 years ago, the Center for Molecular Immunology exhibits a new productive scientific organization. It work... More

Cuban Health Institute to Train Doctors on Ebola Treatment

Havana, November 28 (RHC) The Pedro Kourí Institute of Tropical Medicine in Havana confirms that it will train more than a dozen doctors and specialists from a... More

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REPORT FROM AFRICA: Doctor Ronald Hernandez in Liberia: I'm So Proud of My Profession

Doctor Ronald Hernandez is one of the Cuban health professionals who joined the international fight against Ebola in Africa, following the call of the United Na... More

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Scientists' Rapid Detection of Bacteria in Blood with New Technology

Irving, CA, November 13 (RHC), -- Scientists are creating new technology to selectively and rapidly detect bacteria directly from a blood sample within 1.5 to 4... More

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