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Latin American Dentistry Day: Working for a healthy smile


Every October 3, the Day of Latin American Dentistry is celebrated, in memory of the creation of the Latin American Dental Federation (FOLA), on October 3, 1917. In Cuba, Dr. Antonio Recasens Garrido, orthodontist, pediatric dentist, health practitioner and President of the Cuban Dental Society, named after the Library of the Faculty of Stomatology of Havana, was the main promoter of this idea and thus on October 3, 1929, he institutionalized this commemoration in our country.

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Actions to contain contagions in Cuba

Diaz Canel Marrero

Five thousand two hundred and seventy people had been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Cuba until last September 22, a day in which 48 new positive cases were reported , 29 of them in Havana and 11 corresponding to Ciego de Ávila, a province that continues showing a high spread of the disease throughout its territory.