Category Archives: Health


Unicef praises Cuban immunization program for children

The United Nations Children’s Fund in Cuba (Cuba-Unicef) recognized the importance of the immunization program for Cuban children, through which more than 95,000 infants were immunized on the Island during 2018 with the triple viral vaccine (PRS).

Diaz-Canel Highlights Achievements in Child’s health, collaboration

Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel highlighted this Friday some of the achievements in the Island in health, especially the infant mortality rate and the 35th anniversary of the family doctor and nurse program.

Lula Thanks Cuba for Exporting Doctors to the World

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva thanked the Cuban professionals who participated in the More Doctors program of Brazil and Cuba for helping other peoples of the world with their medicine.

Cuba will end 2018 with the lowest infant mortality rate

Roberto Morales Ojeda, vice-president of the Councils of State and Ministers, said that the country will end this year with the lowest infant mortality rate in history, which today is 3.9 per 1,000 live births.

Raúl Castro Receives Doctors Who Collaborated in Brazil

The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC), Raúl Castro, received today a group of doctors from the island who worked in the More Doctors Brazilian program.