Havana, Monday 25 de May de 2015 07:08 am

Smoking habit affects life expectancy in Cuba

The smoking habit is considered to be the non-genetic disease that most affects life expectancy in Cuba, said an epidemiologist on Thursday.

Cuban doctors treat thousands of Nepalese quake-victims

Cuban doctors treat thousands of Nepalese quake-victims

The Cuban medical brigade sent to Nepal after several major earthquakes hit that Asian nation have seen over 1000 patients including some needing surgeries, brigade members informed on Twitter.

Cuban Orthopedists Honored in Mexico

Eminent Cuban specialists and professors Alfredo Ceballos and Rodrigo Alvarez Cambras were presented with awards by the Association of Orthopedics and of Mazatlan in Sinaloa, Mexico.

Cuban and Mexican Professionals Exchange Experiences on Nursing

Cuban and Mexican Professionals Exchange Experiences on Nursing

The assimilation of Cuban experiences in caring for newborns, seriously ill patients and the elderly to contribute to better health care in Mexico is the goal of a meeting of nurses taking place in the city of Camaguey.

Cubans to begin earthquake preparedness drills

Cubans to begin earthquake preparedness drills

As part of preparations to face possible quakes, Cubans launched the Sismo 2005 exercise, aimed at strengthening capacities against high-intensity earth and sea quakes.

Cuba to present results of lung cancer vaccine

Cuba will present the final results of an effectiveness study on an advanced lung cancer vaccine during an international workshop on May 12 and 13.

International Health Fair Furthers Cooperation Relations

International Health Fair Furthers Cooperation Relations

The 8th International Health Fair, held in Havana last week entitled Health for All, contributed to strengthen cooperation links in the sector and particularly favored the exchange of information and experience on technology and material resources.

More Cuban Health Workers who Fought Ebola in Africa Arrive in Havana

More Cuban Health Workers who Fought Ebola in Africa Arrive in Havana

Thirteen Cuban health workers who fought the Ebola fever virus in Guinea Conakry arrived in Cuba on Tuesday from that country of West Africa.

Brazilian Health Minister Praises Cuba's Contribution in this Sector

The Health Minister of Brazil, Arthur Chioro, highlighted on Tuesday in this capital that Cuba's contribution to the program "Mas Medicos" (More Doctors), promoted by President Dilma Rousseff, has made it possible to expand consultations and services in communities, benefiting millions of compatriots.

Over 220 foreign companies attend Health for All Scientific-Commercial Fair in Cuba

Over 220 foreign companies attend Health for All Scientific-Commercial Fair in Cuba

Roberto Morales Ojeda, head of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP by its Spanish acronym), inaugurated the 13th Salud para Todos (Health for All) Scientific-Commercial Fair in the grounds of PABEXPO, which involves 221 firms from 30 countries .

Havana hosts International Health Convention

Havana hosts International Health Convention

HAVANA, Cuba, Apr 20 (acn) Havana is hosting the international Health 2005 Convention and Commercial Fair Health for All as the two major events of Cuban public health which are being attended by delegations from 50 nations of the world and 40 health ministers.

Authorities in Eastern Cuba take steps amidst critical drought

Authorities in Eastern Cuba take steps amidst critical drought

Local authorities in eastern Guantanamo province, where scarce rainfall and severe drought affects the territory, have begun to limit water supply the large state entities and called on the population to rational use of water, which is being supplied through cistern trucks.

Malignant tumors are leading cause of death in Eastern Cuban province

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Malignant tumors remains the leading cause of death in the province of Holguin from five years ago, ahead of heart diseases.

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