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Cuba treats 800 children from Chernobyl

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The island was one of the first nations to respond to the tragedy and offer help in the form of rehabilitation treatment to those affected, the majority children. Cuban doctor Julio Medina, coordinator of the program, reported that to date the Cuban government has provided treatment to some 24,000 children.

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Healthy recreation program for Santiago families

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A special gift was inaugurated yesterday, April 3, in Santiago de Cuba to celebrate the José Martí Pioneers Organization and the Young Communists League’s 55th anniversary, April 4 – a healthy recreational program for children, adolescents and families, also intended to honor Fidel’s upcoming 90th birthday

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Half a million infants to receive polio vaccine in upcoming campaign

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Since February 26, 1962, to date, 85 million doses of polio vaccine have been administered in Cuba, making the country the first in Latin America to eradicate this devastating childhood disease

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Cuba’s Work in Protecting Rights of Children Stressed

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Organizations from the Cuban civil society highlighted here the island’s work in protecting and promoting the rights of children and adolescents. The experiences in the work towards the comprehensive protection of children and adolescents were the focus of a parallel panel discussion to the 30th Session of the Human Rights Council, running in this city.