Over 500 Paraguayan Youths Study in Cuba

2 Asuncion, Mar 22. – More than 500 Paraguayan youths are studying, mainly medicine, in Cuba, the Association of Parents of those students stated in this capital. Humberto Muñoz, president of the Association, told Prensa Latina that they are part of a group of more than 1,200 Paraguayans who have received scholarships since 2000 to receive professional training in Cuba.

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UN Calls for Medicine, Quality Treatment for Diabetic Patients

0 United Nations, Nov 14. – On the occasion of World Diabetes Day on Monday, the United Nations called to facilitate medicine and quality treatment for people with that disease, particularly children and adolescents. Four years ago, the UN agreed to celebrate World Diabetes Day to raise awareness on the disease. Today, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon stressed the need

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Cuba Reaffirms its Willingness to Activate Dialogue with the U.S.

0 Havana, Cuba, Sep 26.- The director of Department of North America from the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Relations (MINREX), Josefina Vidal, affirmed that Cuba is ready to activate respectful dialogues with the U.S., but without any conditioning from the White House, to sustain civilized relations. Vidal ratified the willingness of the Cuban government to initiate political dialogues with the

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Cuba Highlights Development of Biotechnological Industry

0 Havana, Oct 22. -Cuban Scientist Luis Herrera highlighted on Wednesday the biotechnological development especially in the application of the Heberprot-B, a medicine that changed the therapy for patients with diabetic foot ulcers. Biotechnology Havana 2010 opened its doors with the participation of 300 specialists from more than 30 countries. Delegates from Venezuela, Mexico, Argentina and the Dominican Republic will

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U.S. Blockade Doubly Hurts Cuban Cancer Patients

0 Havana, Oct 20. -The economic, financial and commercial blockade imposed by the United States against Cuba for almost half a century has a severe impact on cancer patients, who are prevented from living longer due to a lack of medicine and technology. This longstanding policy has caused Cuba an estimated $751.363 billion in losses. One of the hardest-hit entities

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Int’l Nanotechnology Seminar Ends in Cuba

1 Havana, Sep 10. -The 3rd International Seminar on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology concluded in this capital, with a focus on biotechnology, medicine and computational modeling. Master lectures on vaccines composed by nanoparticles, nanotoxicity, and nanocover for medical applications, as well as nanomaterials, were the subjects covered by renowned national and foreign experts attending the forum, opened on Tuesday at the

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ALBA for Medicine Control

1 Havana, May 25. -Representatives of Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia, Nicaragua and Ecuador started on Monday talks to promote the creation of a center to control medicine of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA). Participants in the meeting, running in Havana through Friday, are discussing the three phases of the grand-national project to be located in Havana,

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