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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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Spa and Wellness Tourism in Cuba

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Tourism has been a major part of the Cuban economy since the early 1990s. This industry has evolved significantly over the past few decades and the country is adapting to these changes to ensure continued growth. There are more than 3.5 million tourist arrival... More »

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Bioven to List Cuban Cancer Drug

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CimaVax-EGF, the lung cancer vaccine developed by Cuba’s Center of Molecular Immunology is the very first therapeutic cancer vaccine.  It targets non-small-cell lung carcinoma, the most common form of lung cancer.   The CimaVax-EGF discovery was the result of ... More »

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US to Test Cuban Lung Cancer Vaccine

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CIMAVAX-EGF, an oncology vaccine, was developed in Cuba for the treatment of small cell lung cancer. Clinical trials have been underway in Canada, the United Kingdom, Malaysia and China. This cancer drug will soon undergo clinical testing at the Roswell Park C... More »

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