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Intensive care in Cuba

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Intensive care medicine in the world has been characterized, since its inception, by the ability to identify and dynamically address clinical situations involving patients in serious and critical condition, in which physiological instability predominates, and small changes can lead to rapid.

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Medical brigade that worked in Dominica returns to Cuba

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The Cuban medical brigade that served in the Commonwealth of Dominica in the confrontation with Covid-19 will return to Cuba this Sunday, after six months of solidarity work in that neighboring country. The group made up of 35 health specialists from the internationalist Henry Reeve contingent treated 4,627 patients, saved 52 lives and carried out 23,997 nursing procedures.

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Cuban doctors make history again in the Peruvian Andes

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A group of Cuban health professionals completed their first week of work against Covid-19 in this city in the Andes of northern Peru, which could well be considered the capital of solidarity between both countries.The 27 Cubans re- enact the altruism of the pioneers of Cuban medical solidarity with Peru, who arrived half a century ago in Huaraz to save lives among the rubble of the city devastated by an earthquake in 1970.

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Speech delivered by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba, at the foundation ceremony of the ‘Henry Reeve’ International Contingent of Doctors

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Speech delivered by Dr. Fidel Castro Ruz, President of the Republic of Cuba, at the foundation ceremony of the ‘Henry Reeve’ International Contingent of Doctors Specialized in Disaster Situations and Serious Epidemics, and the national graduation of students of Medical Sciences, in the Ciudad Deportiva, on September 19, 2005.

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The best way to protect children from COVID-19 is to avoid exposing them to infection

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Although children have clearly demonstrated just how responsible and disciplined they can be – on occasion even more so than the adults around them – they are not capable of assimilating the magnitude of the risks created by the presence of COVID-19 in our country. This, of course, means that their safety, and specifically their health.

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Cuban international medical brigades focused on solidarity and caution

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For those who love their family members and their compatriots, the spreading Covid-19 pandemic is cause for alarm, given the risk faced by the more than 28,000 Cuban health workers serving on missions around the world. But it seems that their solidarity and internationalist vocation has been, thus far, a moral repellent. According to information provided by Dr. Jorge Hidalgo Bustillo, director of the Central Unit for Medical Collaboration (UCCM), all 28,268 members of Cuba’s medical brigades working in 61countries.

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Cuba among 35 countries worldwide with the lowest infant mortality rates: 5

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Cuba has maintained a great commitment to children’s health, even in the most difficult moments for the nation, a task that has required, and requires, much effort, sacrifice, and dedication from thousands of professionals, who work in the country’s maternal-infant care services and approach all difficulties and setbacks with determination.

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Those who lie; those who save lives

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A Secretary of the State, a National Security advisor and a Republican senator from the State of Florida invent the most preposterous lies, which the big media at their service repeat, and an eccentric President applauds and exhibits as war trophies. This is happening today in the United States.

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Cuban collaboration: Principles and truths from Venezuela

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Everyone knows the reality in Venezuela. Assistance is based on medical ethics: No patient is asked about political affiliation or payment. Doctors are trained in the values ​​of the Revolution, which speak for themselves, no inoculation is needed.

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Family medicine in Cuba, an achievement of the Revolution

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Cuba’s goal to provide medical care to its entire population was the premise that sustained the basic health program established at the community level during the early years of the Revolution. As a result of the continued commitment to this policy, in 2017, a total of 83,534,085 consultations were offered in the 10,851 family doctor’s offices throughout the country.