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Cuba´s Labiofam opens branch in Bolivia

Cuba´s Labiofam opens branch in Bolivia

Cuba's LABIOFAM Business Group opened its first branch in the Bolivian city of Cochabamba in a ceremony attended by businessmen, diplomats and departmental authorities.

Cuban-Venezuelan free eye surgery program now in Antigua and Barbuda

Cuban-Venezuelan free eye surgery program now in Antigua and Barbuda

Created in 2004 by Cuba´s Fidel Castro and Venezuela´s Hugo Chavez, the free eye surgery program known as Operation Miracle, designed to treat low-income patients, is now benefiting the citizens of Antigua and Barbuda.

New Cuban Vaccine against Chronic Hepatitis B

New Cuban Vaccine against Chronic Hepatitis B

The new Cuban vaccine for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B is currently undergoing clinical trials in Cuba and eight Asian countries, with the cooperation of the French company Abivax.

July in Cuba, third hottest in more than 50 years

This past month of July ended up being the third hottest in Cuba since 1951, with an average temperature of 28.2 Celsius degrees, 0.7 more than the historical measurement for this month.

The United Nations Acknowledges Work of Cuban Medical Brigade in Haiti

The United Nations Acknowledges Work of Cuban Medical Brigade in Haiti

The Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), Mourad Wahba, of Egypt, who is also the United Nations Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), described as excellent the work carried out by the Cuban Medical Brigade in Haiti.

Cuba Begins Industrial Production of New Vaccine

Cuba Begins Industrial Production of New Vaccine

The Heber-NASVAC vaccine to treat Hepatitis C stands out among the new productions of the National Center for Bio-formulas (BIOCEN) located in Bejucal, Mayabeque province.

Brazil´s More Doctors Program provides attention to 63 million citizens

Brazil´s More Doctors Program provides attention to 63 million citizens

The Brazilian More Doctors medical program arrives at its second year since its setting up guaranteeing medical assistance to 63 million Brazilians.

Malaysian Firm to Commercialize Cuban Vaccine against Cancer

Malaysian Firm to Commercialize Cuban Vaccine against Cancer

Malaysia's biotechnology firm Bioven, which conducts clinical Phase III trials of a promising Cuban vaccine against cancer, plans to list in London after a fruitful cooperation with Cuba.

Mild quake shakes Santiago de Cuba

Mild quake shakes Santiago de Cuba

At 8:50 pm on Monday, July 27th, the Network of Stations of the Cuban National Seismological Service recorded a perceptible quake, located at 19.94 North Latitude and -76.00 West Longitude, 20 kilometers southwest of Santiago of Cuba, with a depth of five kilometers and a magnitude of 3.8 on the Richter scale.

Large Investment Project Benefits 900 Health Care Centers

Large Investment Project Benefits 900 Health Care Centers

Nearly 900 Cuban health care facilities will benefit from a 50-million-peso (close to similar figure in US dollars) investment that includes capital repairs, maintenance and replacement of furniture, said deputy Health minister Luis Navarro.

Venceremos Brigade: We will continue the struggle in favor of Cuba

The 46th contingent of the Venceremos Brigade stressed on Monday in Havana that they will continue to fight for an end of the US economic blockade against Cuba.

Cuba hosts International Convention on the environment

Cuban Environment, Science and Technology minister Elba Rosa Perez opened the 10th International Convention on the Environment and Development on Monday.

Cuba and China to Expand Bilateral Cooperation in Biotechnology

Cuba and China to Expand Bilateral Cooperation in Biotechnology

Representatives of the Cuban and Chinese biotechnology sectors are gathering June 29 and 30 in Havana to review bilateral cooperation accords in force over the past two years and to sign new protocols for the development of the scientific field.

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