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Cuba Is The First Country To End Mother-Baby HIV And Syphilis Transmission

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2015 | World

HAVANA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization on Tuesday declared Cuba the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syph...

Medical Servants, Not Slaves

Phil Thompson | Posted 04.01.2015 | World
Phil Thompson

Cuba currently claims some 80,000 medical personnel, who serve in more than 20 countries worldwide. In Brazil, arriving doctors have been met with protest and branded "medical slaves."

Cuba Sending Dozens Of Doctors To Fight Ebola

AP | By MARIA CHENG | Posted 11.12.2014 | World

LONDON (AP) — Cuba's health ministry said Friday it is sending more than 160 health workers to help stop the raging Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, ...

World's First Lung Cancer Vaccine Announced

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 11.08.2011 | Healthy Living

After 25 years of research, Cuban officials have begun production on a vaccine for lung cancer, China's Xinhuanet reported. The vaccine, or CimaVax...

Cuba Performing State-Sponsored Sex Change Surgery

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA — Cuba has begun performing state-sponsored sex-change operations after the government lifted a longtime ban on the procedure in 2007, Pr...