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La Pradera International Health Center

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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 »

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Cuba Begins HIV Vaccine Phase One Trials

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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 »

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Cuba’s Rising Star in the Medical Tourism Industry

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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 »

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The Latin American School of Medicine

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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 »

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Cuban Medical Internationalism

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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 »

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Cuba’s Top Three Innovations in Medical Research

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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 »

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Labiofam Targets Higher Revenue Generation

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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 »

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Cuba Promotes Its Medical Tourism Services

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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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