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Cuba sees 410,000 blood donations so far this year

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Cuba will hold a range of activities June 6-14 in tribute to all those people across the country who have volunteered to donate blood to help save lives. So far this year, the island has received 410,000 donations. Organized by the Public Health system and the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR), the

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Raúl recives Maria Eugénia Neto

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Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of the Councils of State and Ministers, received Maria Eugénia Neto, widow of the first president of the People’s Republic of Angola, Agostinho Neto, this Thursday, May 25.

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Cuba celebrates its African roots

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Cuba celebrated Africa Day this Thursday, May 25, with an event held in Havana, attended by members of the Party Political Bureau, Salvador Valdés Mesa, a vice president of the Council of State; Esteban Lazo Hernandez, president of the National Assembly of People’s Power; and Bruno Rodríguez

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Cuba calls for universal health coverage at WHO World Assembly

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“Cuba supports the strengthening of systems geared toward achieving universal health coverage, recognizing that health is a fundamental human right and at the center of public policies for sustainable development,” stated Dr. Roberto Morales Ojeda, Cuban minister of Public Health, during the World Health Organization’s 70th World Assembly plenary session, taking place at the body’s headquarters in Geneva through May 31.

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Cuba and Kenya sign medical cooperation agreement

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Cuban health authorities announced May 24, the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the island and Kenya, which seeks to establish medical cooperation in the African nation by the end of this year.

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Cuba’s sustainable development and support of Caribbean nations recognized

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Cuba’s ability to promote sustainable development was recently recognized by the UN’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, ECLAC.

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Work of Cuban medical brigade in Peru praised

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The officials highlighted the hard work, professionalism and dedication of the 23 Cuban health collaborators who every day treat hundreds of people affected by the natural disaster, which has resulted in the death of 107 persons in different regions across the country.

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Cuban doctors in Peru: A work of altruism

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“We are ready and willing to overcome any adversity,” stated Dr. Ricardo Martínez Llizo, a member of the 23rd Brigade of the Henry Reeve International Contingent of Doctors Specializing in Disaster Situations and Serious Epidemics, currently providing services in Peru, while speaking to Granma International.

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Unicef praises recovery efforts

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On February 22, Unicef program coordinator, Victoria Colamarco highlighted the impact of recovery efforts undertaken by the people of Guantánamo, together with national and international support, following Hurricane Matthew.

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Cuba, a beacon of social justice

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WE Chileans have stood in solidarity with the Cuban Revolution since its triumph, on January 1, 1959, stated Leandro Lanfranco Leverton, director of the national commission responsible for organizing Cuba solidarity brigades from his country.