Dr. Francisco Duran Garcia, national director of Epidemiology, described the signing of the Regional Revolving Funds for Vaccine Procurement and Strategic Public Health Supplies, between PAHO and the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, as an opportunity for the island to maintain stability in the acquisition of medicines, essential resources for public health and its immunization program.
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Cuba is in the clinical trial stage of the therapeutic vaccine TERAVAC-HIV aimed at reducing the viral load of patients with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
The vaccine was developed by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) in Havana, and that has an impact on the quality of life of the patients, it was demonstrated that the immune response of the organism is enhanced.
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From the Original Post: The U.S. blockade punishes Cuban public health system harshly
Cuba’s public health sector is one of the most affected by the economic, commercial, and financial blockade first imposed by the United States February 7, 1962, and subsequently reinforced, most recently by President Donald Trump, on June 16
Cuba’s public health sector is one of the most affected by the economic, commercial, and financial blockade first imposed by the United States February 7, 1962, and subsequently reinforced, most recently by President Donald Trump, on June 16.
The accumulated monetary damages in this area of society caused by the hostile policy have reached an estimated 2,711,600,000 dollars; and considering only the period from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017, the figure is more than 87 million dollars.
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50% of heart attack victims won’t call an ambulance to get to the hospital. Ambulances are owned by private corporations which allows them to get away with overcharging.
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Post By @CubanWindow WIF: Cuban News Agency – Living with hemodialysis: a great contribution to Nephrology in Cuba
Millions of people in the world suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD), a clinical condition derived from permanent loss of kidney function and that can be progressive, for which treatment and control then need to use the substitution method known as hemodialysis .
More than three thousand Cubans receive this type of procedure for free.
The procedure, in addition to increasing the patient’s survival, serves as a preparation for renal transplantation, which is longed for by those affected and which undoubtedly has a positive impact on their quality of life.
23 doctors and other health professionals distributed in 5 shelters, members of the Henry Reeve Brigade Specialists from Cuba working in solidarity in a northern Peruvian city, affected by major floods. They began to reinforce the field hospital installed to take care of the victims (more than 3000).
(This article appears originally in post today in YouTube. We have translated it 4 u / Following the video )
ELPAIS.COM: How does cuba get health care with indices from a rich country
The band seemed to anticipate a recognition of the successful Cuban health system, but no, the reportage was looking for the opposite.