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“A doctor is only a slave to his humanistic vocation”, letter from a Cuban doctor in Venezuela

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As a health professional trained by the revolution in the teachings of Marti, Che and Fidel, I believe in altruism, humanism and internationalism, which constitute the essence of medical education in my country, applying what the Apostle will express: “Helping those in need is not only part of duty, it is part of happiness”.

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Efforts to secure the release of abducted Cuban doctors continue

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Patients of Assel Herrera and Landy Rodríguez in Kenya, upon hearing the news of the abduction, have expressed their concern and prayers in gestures of gratitude to these two doctors who came to the region despite very challenging material conditions.

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Efficiency: a challenge for the pharmaceutical industry

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To ensure stability in the basic supply of medications and reduce shortages, on April 8, President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez called for greater efforts to replace imports with domestic products and incorporate new ones; diversify markets and meet with export projections; while strengthening the investment process – despite the complex financial context – to increase productive capacity.

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The honor of helping Mozambique

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Damage caused by Hurricane Idai in Mozambique has once again mobilized Cuban solidarity, with a medical brigade from the Henry Reeve Contingent, specialized in disaster situations and serious epidemics, providing help in the city of Beira, Sofala province. The extreme weather left 468 dead, while another 259 perished in neighboring Zimbabwe and at least 56 in Malawi.

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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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Cuban Public Health Ministry Reaffirms Commitment with Venezuela

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Cuba’s Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) ratified Monday the commitment of Cuban medical collaborators in Venezuela to support the Bolivarian government and people in terms of health.

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Therapeutic clowns: Much more than the desire to heal

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Sparking a good laugh and shaking off sadness is the greatest desire of therapeutic clowns, people of great human sensitivity who build relationships of complicity and affection with long-stay hospital patients, as MSc Aniet Venereo Pérez-Castro, otherwise known as the clown Celeste, explained to Granma International.

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Where is Cuban science headed?

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Efforts in the Cuban science through 2018 were aimed at making this sector a key element to generate wealth and advance toward the sustainability of the island’s socioeconomic model and technological sovereignty.

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Cuban President praises Cuban doctors who returned from Brazil

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“You are a symbol of the country that trained you,” stated President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, at an act to honor doctors who returned to Cuba after the island’s withdrawal from Brazil’s More Doctors program.

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Questions and answers about the end of Cuban participation in Brazil’s More Doctors program

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Behind us now are the first days of December, marked by the return of Cuban medical professionals working as part of Brazil’s More Doctors program.