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President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez inaugurates new Institute of Hematology and Immunology headquarters

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Alongside the Second Secretary of the Party Central Committee, José Ramón Machado Ventura, the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, attended the inauguration of the new headquarters of the Dr. José Manuel Ballester Santovenia Institute of Hematology and Immunology on Saturday, located in the Havana municipality of Vedado.

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Cuba arrived 20 years ago to support Guatemala

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“IN every Cuban health collaborator is the honor of a people who bravely resisted a genocidal blockade by the United States. In all Cubans, present are the words of Martí and the thinking of Fidel who taught us: All the world’s glory fits inside a kernel of corn. Our glory today is to serve the people of Guatemala and we will be there until the end.”

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Some of Cuba’s human rights achievements in the last five years

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Cuba will undergo its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) before the UN Human Rights Council this May 16, where it will have the opportunity to show progress made in the application of a socio-economic model centered on human beings and which seeks to guarantee its citizens as many rights as possible.

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Cuba joins two strategic health funds

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Dr. Francisco Durán García, national director of Epidemiology, described the signing of the Regional Revolving Funds for Vaccine Procurement and Strategic Public Health Supplies, between the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Cuban Ministry of Public Health

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The World Health Organization can count on Cuba

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More health, efficiency, an intersectoral approach, resilience to climate change and a greater Cuban presence in global health are the priorities of the new Country Cooperation Strategy for the 2018-2022 period signed by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO), and Cuba’s Ministry of Public Health.

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Cuba hosts international health convention

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Transmissible and non transmissible diseases, health and society, primary care, and family medicine, are some of the topics that will be addressed during the Third International Cuba-Heath Convention 2018.

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Cuba, Vietnam Favor More Cooperation between Vaccine Producers

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The Finlay Vaccine Institute (IFV) in Cuba and its Vietnamese counterpart, Vabiotech, signed a memorandum of understanding in this capital to boost cooperation relations. The document establishes the access to new technologies and products in an advanced stage as a key aspect, as well as new markets and possibilities of development, IFV Deputy Director Yury Valdes told Prensa Latina.

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A Revolution made with love

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Twenty-two adolescents at the Solidarity with Panama special education school celebrated their 15th birthdays last night with a very special guest: Cuban President Raúl Castro Ruz. Few dates in the life of a young person are more fondly remembered than a fifteenth birthday party. The white dress, the waltz, the flowers, the photos, the nerves, the company of one’s parents and the first love… and of course the toast.

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Bolivian Minister of Health Highlights Work of Cuban Docs

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The Bolivian Minister of Health, Ariana Campero, highlighted ‘the altruistic work’ of the Cuban Medical Brigade (BMC) in the Andean-Amazonian country, with special stress on the health fairs that are held throughout the national territory.

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New medical services offered in 2018

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Cuba is among countries which provide the broadest access to healthcare, meaning a longer and better quality of life for its citizens, as well as more medical consultations and surgeries, and the application of new diagnostic methods and treatments through a nationwide healthcare system focused on constantly developing and improving knowledge.