Cuba’s Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute is organizing the 13th Havana Course ‘Tropical and Travel Medicine 2020’, set for March 2nd through the 5th in Havana.... More

"I held conversations with the Presidents of Kenya and Somalia," Uhuru Kenyatta and Abdullahi Mohamed, respectively, Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel tweeted, to address the current state of bilateral relations... More

Preliminary data provided by the Department of Medical Records and Health Statistics indicate that in2019, 109,707 children were born in Cuba, with an infant mortality rate of 5 deaths per 1,000 live births.... More

Havana, January 3 (RHC) The governments of Cuba and the Gambia have renewed the Cooperation Agreement in the field of health, signed more than two decades ago.... More

Kenyan authorities have asserted that the Cuban doctors kidnapped in Kenya are well, and efforts continue for their safe return to their country," said Inés María Chapman, vice president of the Cuban Council of Ministers, in statements to national press on Monday.... More

Havana, December 14 (RHC)-- Cuba and China reviewed the launch of a joint innovation center in biotechnology, considered essential to scientific development based on projects and techniques achieved by the Caribbean island.... More

Clinical problems related to cardiovascular health of cancer patients are the main focus of the 3rd Cardio-Oncology Symposium, which began sessions Thursday at TRYP Habana Libre hotel in the Cuban capital.... More

“The blockade of Cuba is anachronistic and must cease,” U.S. cardiologist Dr. Matthew W. Martinez told reporters in Caibarien, Granma reports. ... More

Scientists in China and the United States have created a method to unravel the black box of embryonic development, by allowing primate embryos to grow in the laboratory longer than ever before, Xinhua reports.... More

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a new global plan to track research on human genome editing, hoping to develop global standards for governance and oversight of this cutting edge technology.... More

The Cuban Embassy in Japan hosted the First Cuba-Japan Business Forum on Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals earlier this week, attended by Cuban vice president Roberto Morales and a broad representation of Japanese companies and Cuban scientific institutions.... More

More than 50 percent of all surgeries in Cuba are performed using minimally invasive techniques, for which 119 centers are providing these services throughout the country, said an expert in Havana.... More

Havana, October 22 (RHC)-- The 7th International Congress GastroCuba 2019 began sessions in Havana Tuesday, October 22nd with the participation of specialists from a dozen nations.... More

On October 24, World Polio Day, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is celebrating 25 years of being certified polio-free in North, Central and South America, as well as in the Caribbean. There is no cure for polio, but it's preventable with vaccination.... More

PAHO/WHO joins the October Breast Cancer Awareness month campaign with the following message: Breast cancer can be detected early and treated effectively... More