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Cuban Heberferon Drug to Treat Several Malignant Tumors

News from Cuba | Tuesday, 22 February 2022

The effectiveness of Cuban drug Heberferon for treating several malignant tumors is now being investigated by specialists at the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB). Doctor in Biological Sciences Iraldo Bello, the project leader, noted that the product, which was initially designed to treat skin cancer, has the potential to ... read more

Cuba Develops Cerebrovascular Protective Drug

News from Cuba | Monday, 21 February 2022

Cuba is developing a treatment to protect people after suffering strokes with a drug called CIGB-845. CIGB-845 is intended to protect the affected tissue after a stroke. Doctor Diana Garcia, Head of Neuroprotection Project at Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, stated that this constitutes a therapeutic alternative, which combines ... read more

Joyce Malanda from the US will study medicine in Cuba

To become the doctor she wants to be, Raleigh native is going to med school in Cuba

News from Cuba | Friday, 18 February 2022

Joyce Malanda will attend the Latin American School of Medicine outside Havana, Cuba, and plans to return to Southeast Raleigh, where she grew up, to practice medicine. Joyce Malanda wants to be a doctor who cares for the people in Southeast Raleigh where she grew up, particularly those who haven’t gotten ... read more

Cuba has been under US embargo for 60 years. It’s time for that to end

News from Cuba | Friday, 18 February 2022

The US embargo impacts every aspect of life on the island – and that is the precisely the point There is no embargo on Cuba.” This bold claim – made by Florida senator Marco Rubio on the floor of the US Senate last July – has quickly hardened into conventional wisdom ... read more

Cuban president offers vaccine support to Haiti and calls for international support

News from Cuba | Friday, 18 February 2022

Statement by President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez at the International Conference for the Financing of the Reconstruction of the Southern Peninsula of Haiti. February 16, 2022. His Excellency Mr. Ariel Henry, Prime Minister of the Republic of Haiti; Her Excellency Mrs. Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations; Distinguished guests; Once again, what brings ... read more

New medical appeal donation arrives in Cuba

Campaign News | Monday, 14 February 2022

Last week the Cuba reported that the latest consignment of aid from CSC’s COVID-19 Medical Aid had arrived on the island. According to a report on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX) site, more than 37,000 ampoules of the muscle relaxant atracurium to be used in patients in need of mechanical ... read more

Honduran Garifuna Doctor who Graduated from ELAM Joins President Xiomara Castro’s Cabinet

News from Cuba | Saturday, 5 February 2022

Dr. Luther Castillo Harry, who on March 17, 1999, received a scholarship to study at the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) in Havana, has been appointed Secretary of Science, Technology and Scientific Innovation of Honduras by President Xiomara Castro. For Dr. Castillo, who comes from the Garífuna community, ELAM turned ... read more

The Second Declaration of Havana

News from Cuba | Thursday, 3 February 2022

At the beginning of 1962, US political aggression against Cuba knew no limits and far exceeded actions taken by the CIA and the US administration during the coups d’etat against the nationalist governments of Iran in 1953 and Guatemala in 1954. This time, the heads of Yankee central intelligence (the CIA) ... read more

Cuban educator Isora Enrique speaking at the Viva La Educacion launch meeting

Education appeal raises £2,000 in first few days

Campaign News | Wednesday, 2 February 2022

Viva La Educación, a new appeal by the National Education Union and the Cuba Solidarity Campaign has raised more than £2,000 in the first few days of its launch.The appeal, which is a one year project to provide essential classroom and teaching equipment for Cuban schools, was officially launched with ... read more