health

Bloomberg

Cuba, The Fourth Healthiest Country In The Americas

Cuba is the third healthiest country in Latin America and the fourth in the entire continent, according to the list compiled by Bloomberg based on data from the United Nations, the World Bank and ...

Health

Pinar Del Rio, Under Siege By Dengue Fever

The fear of contracting dengue fever keeps thousands of families on tenterhooks in the province of Pinar del Río, especially those with young children.Problems with the water supply are among the ...

National

Operation Miracle, Not Available to Cubans

Operation Miracle has as its objective to return vision to or cure any ophthalmological problem for low-income citizens of poor countries. The humanitarian project was started in mid-2004 under ...

Holguín

Holguin Besieged by Dengue Fever Mosquito

An undesirable presence has been constant these days in the province of Holguin. A severe drought has been followed by the longed-for rains and with the torrential downpours outbreaks of the ...

Society

New Outbreaks of Cholera in Santiago de Cuba

In the midst of preparations for the 5th Centenary of the foundation of Santiago de Cuba, the Hygiene and Epidemiology agencies have enacted several measures to counter cholera outbreaks detected ...

Science and technology

Scientists Find a More Aggressive Variant of HIV in Cuba

A team of researchers from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) and the Pedro Kouri Institute of Tropical Medicine in Havana have discovered a new strain of Human Immunodeficiency Virus ...

Health

Shortage of Condoms

People in Pinar del Rio didn’t have to wait to read about it in the newspaper Granma. For weeks the popular voice says it, louder and louder. “There are no condoms,” started to be heard like a ...

National

Patients with HIV concerned about the new healthcare cuts

Concern has spread in recent weeks among patients with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the province of Santiago de Cuba. According to a new “guidance” from the Ministry of Public Health, ...

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