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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.

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The friendship shared by Timor Leste and Cuba unites two distant countries

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The friendship shared by Timor Leste and Cuba unites two distant countries
More than 950 young Timorese trained in the Latin American School of Medicine are already serving their people

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New Group of Doctors who Served in Brazil Arrives in Cuba

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An aircraft with 203 Cuban health collaborators landed today in Havana, as Cuba continues to bring back her physicians who worked in the Mas Medicos program in Brazil.

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More than 400 Doctors from Brazil Arrive in Cuba

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Another group of 415 Cuban doctors who worked on the More Doctors for Brazil program arrived on the island on Saturday, after Cuba decided not to continue participating in that initiative due to President-elect Jair Bolsonaro”s hostile actions.

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Over 5,000 Doctors Worked in Brazilian Poor Areas Already in Cuba

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With the arrival this Friday of about 410 Cuban health professionals who collaborated in Brazil”s More Doctors program, more than 5,000 have returned to the island after caring for poor and intricate communities.

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Thank you, Cuban doctors. See you soon

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About 40 years ago, in 1977, I was doing a piece in Africa, on the Mauritanian border, on the way to the Sahrawi Republic, and during one of the stops in a village next to a small oasis, I heard a group of people talking. At a spring in the village comparable to a Brazilian favela, I heard people who spoke Spanish and approached with my Arab guide. I saw that they were dressed in white and I asked them if they were doctors and they responded: “Yes, we are doctors, Cuban doctors.”