Havana will host the second International Congress of Aesthetics, Cosmetology and Aesthetic Medicine at the Habana Libre Hotel on July 21 – 22. Delegations from 16 countries (Argentina, Peru, Colombia, the United States, Italy, Spain, Mexico, Brazil, Bolivia, ... More »
Nestled in a quiet neighborhood called Siboney in the west of Havana under tall palm trees, the Pradera International Health Center rises like an oasis in paradise. This is the scene that greets one after a long journey by taxi through the bustling streets of ... More »
Established in 1991, the Center of Molecular Immunology (Centro de Inmunologia Molecular) (CIM) situated in Playa, west of Havana, is a biotechnological institution dedicated to the research and development, production and marketing of the some of the newest c... More »
A new vaccine from Cuba aimed at reducing the viral load of patients with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is beginning phase one of clinical trials. The vaccine is believed to improve the quality of life of HIV patients. Yayri Caridad Prieto Correa, a r... More »
Cuba. It’s only 90 miles south of the United States of America. Last year Patients Beyond Borders estimated some 1,400,000 Americans would travel outside of the US to find medical treatment. Where are they going? The Mexican option may end soon. Costa Ric... More »
Interestingly, there has been a trend among American students, specifically those who cannot necessarily afford to attend medical school to pursue their education elsewhere. They are considering medical school overseas in locations where education is more affo... More »
Throughout the last five decades, Cuba has been exporting healthcare staff and services to overseas territories via its ‘Medical Internationalism’ program. Since 1959, the Cuban government pledged to assist other countries in an attempt to return the favor for... More »
Medical discoveries coming out of Cuba can claim to be some of the greatest innovations in medical research today. This might be linked to the fact that many people view government support for research and development as an important driver to scientific disco... More »
President Barack Obama eased the limits on Cuban pharmaceuticals and medical research collaboration with the latest announcements of changes to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) which form part of the e... More »
An agreement was signed yesterday in Moscow between Cuba’s BioCubaFarma and the Skolkovo Center in Russia. The BioCubaFarma-Skolkovo accord will bring Cuban pharmaceuticals to Russia. Doctor Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, scientific advisor of Cuban President Raul ... More »
Labiofam, S.A., is a Cuban pharmaceutical firm known globally for its medical research and innovation. As a company on the pulse of new technologies and medicines, Labiofam is the company behind Vidatox — a natural cancer treatment made from the venom of a blu... More »
In a presentation on Friday in Havana, Dr. Jorge Alberto Miranda, President of the Comercializadora de Servicios Médicos Cubanos, S.A. (CSMC, S.A.) (SMC) and deputy of the National Assembly said that a new medical tourism service will offer a discount on basic... More »
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