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Over 80 Countries to Attend Health Conference and Fair in Cuba

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Experts from 83 countries will participate in the International Conference Cuba Salud 2018, to be held from April 23rd to 27th at the Havana”s Conference Center, said organizers today. The event, which will also be attended by 44 ministers of this field, is outlined as a forum for scientific discussion to exhibit progress and challenges in issues such as quality of care, international cooperation, medical training and comprehensive health care.

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Cuba Defends Children Rights, UNICEF Says

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Cuba is defending worldwide the promotion and protection of the rights of children, said Maria Cristina Perceval, UNICEF Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean. Perceval talked to Prensa Latina about Cuban achievements after concluding a forum in this capital on children’s right to grow up in a family.

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Women as the heart and soul of a country

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“Without women, the enormous work of the Revolution would not have been possible. Throughout these difficult years, there has been no economic, social or political task, there has been no scientific, cultural or sporting achievement, there has been no contribution to the defense of our land and the sovereignty of the Homeland

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Zero tolerance of drugs

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Given the ongoing increase in the production, availability, and consumption of drugs on an international level, Cuba has maintained its policy of zero tolerance when it comes to trafficking, and a focus on prevention within the population.

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Cuba reaches lowest infant mortality rate in its history – four per 1,000 live births

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Maintaining infant mortality rate below five per 1,000 live for the 10th consecutive year is reason enough for Cuba to celebrate. But even more extraordinary is that the country has achieved the lowest rate in its history in 2017, four per 1,000 live births

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Health indicators improve and life expectancy increases

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“Behind each number, statistic, are lives saved, the quality of life, happiness and satisfaction of our people, and the commitment to how much more we can do every day,” stated member of the Party Political Bureau and Minister of Public Health, Dr. Roberto Morales Ojeda, at a ceremony to mark the 59th anniversary of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution, where the principal results of the National Health System over 2017 were presented.

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Cuba rejects manipulation of human rights issue in Geneva

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Statement by the Permanent Representative of Cuba, Ambassador Pedro L. Pedroso Cuesta, in the General Debate on Issue 4 (Human rights situations requiring the Council’s attention). 36th regular session of the Human Rights Council. Geneva, Switzerland, 19 September 2017

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Cuba supports fight against racism, discrimination and xenophobia

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On Wednesday, September 28, Cuba ratified its willingness to support the international struggle against racism, discrimination, xenophobia and all related forms of intolerance, during the United Nations Human Rights Council.

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Cuba Demands End of Double Standards and Selectiveness in Human Rights

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Cuba issued a call at the UN General Assembly on Wednesday asking that the practice of double standards, selectiveness and political manipulation in the area of human rights come to an end. On the second and last day of a forum on the issue, Cuban representative Ana Silvia Rodriguez lashed out at such practices, describing them as a failure of the old UN Human Rights Commission.

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Inclusive Nature of Venezuelan Government Stressed

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Venezuela on Sunday provided the world lessons about inclusive government, according to participants in the international congress “Inventing Democracy of the 21st Century: Human Rights, Culture, Living Well.” In the framework of the event, which took place in this capital, the Venezuelan vice president of planning and knowledge, Ricardo Menendez, stated that the debate was very fruitful to continue developing strategies that involve the majorities.