Havana, September 19 (RHC)-- The 28th International Congress of the Italian-Latin American Society of Ethnomedicine (SILAE 2019) is holding sessions in the Cuban capital with the participation of delegates from some 30 countries.... More

Havana, September 17 (RHC)-- The Center for Immune Testing (Centro de Inmunoensayo, CIE) is now using Suma technology to diagnose TIR (tripsinógeno inmunorreactivo) in newborns. ... More

Havana, September 16 (RHC)-- Granma newspaper reports that the National Center for Genetic Medicine reports that for three consecutive years the infant mortality rate from congenital defects has remained at 0.8 for each 1000 births, the lowest in the history of the country. ... More

Havana, September 13 (RHC) --- Havana will host the 28th International Congress of the Italian-Latin American Society of Ethnomedicine (SILAE 2019), set for September 16th through the 20th. ... More

Havana, September 13 (RHC)-- The latest research results and best practices in caring for patients with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) will focus debates at the 5th Conference of the International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organization, set for November 13th through the 17th at Cojimar Convention Center, in Havana. ... More

Nassau, September 13 (RHC) —The Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization has established a special Bahamas Health Relief Fund to receive unrestricted and unearmarked funds from donors who would like to support the Ministry of Health of The Bahamas in its relief and response efforts related to Hurricane Dorian.... More

Havana, September 13 (RHC)-- An International Workshop on Business Development in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries sector will be held in Havana November 25th through the 27th.... More

Nassau, September 12 (RHC)– Despite health concerns in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is assuring that no cholera or any other epidemics have been found in The Bahamas. ... More

Nassau, September 9 (RHC)-- The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is working jointly with the government and health authorities in The Bahamas, addressing the complex health issue there, in the wake of powerful hurricane Dorian, which struck the island state last week.... More

Cienfuegos, September 9 (RHC)-- Researchers from the Center for Environmental Studies in Cuba’s Cienfuegos province and the All-Russian Scientific-Research Institute of Aviation Materials met here in Cuba last week to evaluate the results of their collaboration, under agreements signed in July 2016 and a joint work program set up in August 2017.... More

Havana, September 9 (RHC)-- Cuban scientists are developing a strategy against dengue-spreading mosquitoes, including bacteria injection to curb its reproduction.... More

Havana, September 9 (RHC)-- Cuba’s Latin America School of Medicine (ELAM) has opened its doors for this school year 2019-2020 with an enrollment of over 1200 students from around the world.... More

Havana, September 9 (RHC)-- Nurses from 11 Latin American countries, Spain and the United States, will attend the  18th Congress of the Cuban Society of this specialty, from September 11 through the 13th.... More

Havana, September 9 (RHC)-- 2019 has brought another contribution from the Havana-based Immunoassay Center (CIE) to Cuban health services, with the incorporation of new diagnosis technology for neonatal TIR (immunoreactive trypsinogen), for the screening of cystic fibrosis in newborns.... More

Nassau, September 6 (RHC)– A Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) team is in The Bahamas, working closely with health authorities there to support recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, which damaged health facilities and flooded hospitals on Abaco and Grand Bahama islands.... More