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La Pradera Returning to the world of sound

La Pradera Returning to the world of sound

Hearing is invaluable. One of the five senses through which human beings perceive their environment, hearing allows us to know when we’re in danger as well as to enjoy birdsong, the sounds of nature, the sounds of the city, good music.

A Passion for His Work

A Passion for His Work

The University of Medical Sciences in Havana is one of Cuba’s most important institutions, not only for its long history but because of the social and human values that are essential to its training of healthcare professionals. Dr. Luis Alberto Pichs García is the current Rector.

ELAM Injects Humanism into US Medicine

ELAM Injects Humanism into US Medicine

In an expression of profound gratitude to the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) Abraham Vela, a young US graduate of Guatemalan descent, told CubaPlus that “the clinical experience and the sense of humanism I attained in Cuba are equally priceless.”

Working to Find a Cure for AIDS

Working to Find a Cure for AIDS

Specialists from the Havana-based Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center (CIGB) recently reported on the results of years of studies and testing to develop an HIV vaccine to replace the retroviral inhibitors presently in use, presenting to a group of academics and researchers from some ten countries.

 A Passion for His Work

A Passion for His Work

The University of Medical Sciences in Havana is one of Cuba’s most important institutions, not only for its long history but because of the social and human values that are essential to its training of healthcare professionals. Dr. Luis Alberto Pichs García is the current Rector.

Student Residence Ramón Paz Borroto

Student Residence Ramón Paz Borroto

Founded in 1961, this building has an eclectic architecture with 21 floors that offer accommodation for 700 people. Location: Avenida de los Presidentes Allende G street corner 25, Vedado, Plaza de la Revolución.

La Pradera Centro Internacional de Salud

La Pradera Centro Internacional de Salud

The "La Pradera" International Health Centre was founded on November 1 st, 1996.lt is located in the western part of Havana, in a natural and revitalizing environment, only 15 km from the city centre and 25 km from the International Jose Marti Airport.

New Hope for Life

New Hope for Life

The Centre of Molecular Immunology (CMI) has been working to contribute to preserving human life for more than 25 years. CMI researches and produces new products for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and diseases related to the immune system using mammalian cell cultures in compliance with the quality medical system regulations of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

Cuban Medical Advances Foam Sclerotherapy

Cuban Medical Advances Foam Sclerotherapy

Since humans adopted an upright position for walking they have suffered varicose veins in the lower limbs, one of the world's most frequent maladies - affecting approximately 25% of the world population -2½ million of Cuba's 11 million inhabitants. It's important to know that the eradication of varicose veins eliminates one of the main causes of death on the planet.

Rebioger Personalized Biological Restoration

Rebioger Personalized Biological Restoration

The International Neurological Restoration Center (CIREN in Spanish) in the Cuban capital is unique in the world. The personalized attention, one of CIREN's principles, makes its neuro-rehabilitation and biological restoration programs remarkable.

 Cuban Medical Advances Keeping Sports Clean

Cuban Medical Advances Keeping Sports Clean

No scholar can tell you unequivocally when doping began. But from students to astronauts, the word is synonymous with foul play, and it is most closely linked to the world of sports because of the unscrupulous use of doping by some for an easy profit.

Eyes that see...

Eyes that see...

This article has been provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as medical advice or recommendation of usage. The treatments and procedures as described are legal in the Republic of Cuba and no representations are made as to the legality or validity in Canada or any other jurisdiction. If you are interested in any of the treatments or procedures described, please consult with your Doctor.

Cuban Medical Advances Beating Addiction

Cuban Medical Advances Beating Addiction

Among the multiple programs offered by the company Cubanacán Tourism and Health are those to treat addictions. Several centres provide services for the rehabilitation of patients with alcohol, psychoactive, and drug addictions.

ELAM, A Guiding Light for Humanity's Progress

ELAM, A Guiding Light for Humanity's Progress

Cuba's Latin American School of Medicine ("ELAM") located just a short drive west of Havana is a free medical school which educates and trains young people from many different political, religious, and social backgrounds. The students come from 30 countries and more than 100 ethnic groups from around the world. Alter six years of studies, they will return to their communities to provide medical care to the needy.


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