Navigation Links
Cuban Healthcare Delivers, Experts Say

s.

A decades-old U.S. trade embargo against Cuba forced it to develop its own molecular biology industry, which produces innovative drugs that prevent rejection in transplants.

Cuba has developed the world's first Meningitis B vaccine which is available in Third World countries but not in Europe or the United States due to U.S. sanctions.

Hickey said Cuba's health care budget was no larger that his hospital's.

"Cuba looks after 11 million with the same budget and produces better health care in terms of life expectancy, infant mortality and vaccination rates than we do," he said.

Cuban experts also regret that medical genetics is a much ignored field in Latin America.

At the 3rd International Conference in Congenital Defects and Disabilities of Developing Countries in Brazil a few days ago, Cuba stood out from the very first moment because it is the only country which has integrated genetics to the health program and has obtained concrete results. There was a stir among delegates to when copies of the Cuban Review of Communitary Genetics were distributed.

Director of the National Institute of Medical Genetics in Cuba, Dr. Beatriz Marcheco Teruel, said the island was willing to contribute to the development of the specialty in Latin America.

Dr. Marcheco recalled that over 100,000 Cuban health workers were serving in 103 nations around the world and noted that the medical genetics program had not yet been fully implemented in the region despite the recommendations made by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Dr. Marcheco pointed out that 5 out of 100 new born babies were born with genetic malformations which could lead to death. She further added that Cuba had developed over the last 25 years a medical genetics program to prevent many of these problems.


'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Cuban Deaf-blind Children Regain Hearing
2. Researchers Disprove that Cuban Sugarcane lowers Cholesterol
3. Spanish Doctor to Examine Cuban Leader Castro
4. The American Dream Comes True for 105-year-old Cuban
5. Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India
6. Iodex goes to SmithKline Beecham consumer Healthcare
7. Healthcare Professionals Might Want To Rethink Their Dress Code
8. New X-ray machine launched by GE Healthcare
9. Medical Fraternity Urged To Revamp Indian Healthcare
10. British Healthcare Mission Explores Partnership Possibilities With Indian Healthcare Sector
11. Need For Social Churning Emphasized In CMC Meet On ‘Leadership In Healthcare
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Cuban Healthcare Delivers Experts Say

(Date:4/20/2015)... Today the members of the new ... National Alliance-National Ovarian Cancer Coalition Translational Research Dream ... on “DNA Repair Therapies for Ovarian Cancer,” building ... as a common weakness in ovarian cancer. Researchers ... of ovarian cancer by developing a web-based approach ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... 2015 Alcohol-related incidents have been recognized ... States for decades. These result in billions of ... property damage each year, while inflicting an enormous emotional ... their families and loved ones. Throughout the year and ... dedicated to raising awareness of alcohol addiction—its societal impact ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... Insuranceautoquote.info has released a new blog post ... online . , Affordable auto insurance quotes can ... should always compare online car insurance rates in their ... website: . http://insuranceautoquote.info , The process is ... in a few minutes and the search engine offers ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... 20, 2015 The 2015 Market ... is a professional and in-depth study on the ... Market with a focus on the Chinese ... amlodipine besylate market research are Pfizer, Novartis, Daiichi ... Lab., Par Pharma, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, Kangya Pharmaceuticals, Rui ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 ... developer of a hand-held Cannabix Marijuana Breathalyzer for law ... release of the first publicly available images of its ... of its Cannabix Marijuana Breathalyzer. Media files and video ... are available for online viewing at cannabixtechnologies.com . ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Ovarian Cancer Dream Team to Research DNA Repair Therapies 2Health News:New Ovarian Cancer Dream Team to Research DNA Repair Therapies 3Health News:New Ovarian Cancer Dream Team to Research DNA Repair Therapies 4Health News:Drunk Driving Repeat Offenders: Suncoast Rehab Center Observes Alcohol Awareness Month by Advocating for Preventive Measures Against DUIs 2Health News:Drunk Driving Repeat Offenders: Suncoast Rehab Center Observes Alcohol Awareness Month by Advocating for Preventive Measures Against DUIs 3Health News:Drunk Driving Repeat Offenders: Suncoast Rehab Center Observes Alcohol Awareness Month by Advocating for Preventive Measures Against DUIs 4Health News:Affordable Auto Insurance Quotes Can Be Found Online, Fast and Easy 2Health News:Global Amlodipine Besylate Industry 2015-2020 Forecast Analysis Report 2Health News:Global Amlodipine Besylate Industry 2015-2020 Forecast Analysis Report 3Health News:Cannabix Technologies Inc. Releases New Images of Marijuana Breathalyzer Prototype 2Health News:Cannabix Technologies Inc. Releases New Images of Marijuana Breathalyzer Prototype 3Health News:Cannabix Technologies Inc. Releases New Images of Marijuana Breathalyzer Prototype 4
... , , ATLANTA, ... announced today the opening of its first Asia office in ... in the United States and abroad. The new office will support the current ... including some of the world,s largest organizations. , , ...
... 28 Cambrex Corporation (NYSE: CBM ) announced that second quarter 2009 financial results will ... The Company will host a conference call to discuss the second quarter 2009 financial results. , ... Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call, When: ... Dial-in: 1-888-634-4003 for U.S., ...
... hope vaccine will be available by fall or early winter ... trials of a vaccine against the new H1N1 swine flu ... and Prevention will convene a panel of experts Wednesday to ... Those recommendations will assume that a safe and effective vaccine ...
... , , ... CVS ) announced today that it has named Andrew J. Sussman, ... retail-based health clinic subsidiary, and as Senior Vice President/Associate Chief Medical ... will be responsible for all clinical services and daily operations for ...
... ... ... dollars on new digital hearing aids need look no further. AidRight Hearing ... nationwide network of more than 1,200 professionals and offers discounts on a wide variety of ...
... MAITLAND, Fla. , July 28 The STAR ... with plagiocephaly and other head shape abnormalities, opened a third location ... also has offices in the Baltimore and Dallas areas, and has ... referred to as a cranial helmets or headbands. , , ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:North Highland Opens First Asia Office in Shanghai 2Health News:CDC Panel to Recommend Who Should Get Swine Flu Shot 2Health News:CDC Panel to Recommend Who Should Get Swine Flu Shot 3Health News:CVS Caremark Names Andrew J. Sussman, M.D., as President/Chief Operating Officer of MinuteClinic 2Health News:CVS Caremark Names Andrew J. Sussman, M.D., as President/Chief Operating Officer of MinuteClinic 3Health News:Hearing Aid Savings Galore 2Health News:New STAR Cranial Center of Excellence Offers Cutting-Edge Treatment to Central Florida Infants 2Health News:New STAR Cranial Center of Excellence Offers Cutting-Edge Treatment to Central Florida Infants 3Health News:New STAR Cranial Center of Excellence Offers Cutting-Edge Treatment to Central Florida Infants 4Health News:New STAR Cranial Center of Excellence Offers Cutting-Edge Treatment to Central Florida Infants 5
(Date:4/20/2015)... April 20, 2015 The global ... segments the concerned global with analysis and forecast of ... and is estimated to reach $4,918.7 million by 2019, ... Browse through the TOC of global orthopedic ... of the industry trends and segments, with help of ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7t5xlp/us_proton_therapy ... Proton Therapy Outlook - Market Opportunities" report to ... Therapy Outlook: Market Opportunities by the author, ... almost 29 such centers by 2018, a number which ... will breach the Billion dollar mark to attain revenue ...
(Date:4/20/2015)... , April 20, 2015  In its ... healthcare markets, the FTC announced that Cardinal Health, ... illegally monopolized 25 local markets for the sale ... and clinics to pay inflated prices for these ... pay $26.8 million of ill-gotten gains and represents ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Orthopedic Braces & Support System Market is Expected to Reach $4,918.7 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 4.4% from 2014 to 2019 2Global Orthopedic Braces & Support System Market is Expected to Reach $4,918.7 Million by 2019, at a CAGR of 4.4% from 2014 to 2019 3United States Proton Therapy Outlook to 2018 - Market Opportunities for the $1.19 Billion Market Featuring IBA, Hitachi, Mevion Medical Systems & Varian 2United States Proton Therapy Outlook to 2018 - Market Opportunities for the $1.19 Billion Market Featuring IBA, Hitachi, Mevion Medical Systems & Varian 3Cardinal Health Agrees to Pay $26.8 Million to Settle Charges It Monopolized 25 Markets for the Sale of Radiopharmaceuticals to Hospitals and Clinics, says FTC 2Cardinal Health Agrees to Pay $26.8 Million to Settle Charges It Monopolized 25 Markets for the Sale of Radiopharmaceuticals to Hospitals and Clinics, says FTC 3Cardinal Health Agrees to Pay $26.8 Million to Settle Charges It Monopolized 25 Markets for the Sale of Radiopharmaceuticals to Hospitals and Clinics, says FTC 4Cardinal Health Agrees to Pay $26.8 Million to Settle Charges It Monopolized 25 Markets for the Sale of Radiopharmaceuticals to Hospitals and Clinics, says FTC 5
... ... ... ... ...
... ... ... ... ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Data Show Valortim(R) Anthrax Anti-Toxin May Augment Immune System's Ability to Destroy Anthrax Bacteria 2Data Show Valortim(R) Anthrax Anti-Toxin May Augment Immune System's Ability to Destroy Anthrax Bacteria 3Data Show Valortim(R) Anthrax Anti-Toxin May Augment Immune System's Ability to Destroy Anthrax Bacteria 4Data Show Valortim(R) Anthrax Anti-Toxin May Augment Immune System's Ability to Destroy Anthrax Bacteria 5Data Show Valortim(R) Anthrax Anti-Toxin May Augment Immune System's Ability to Destroy Anthrax Bacteria 6Data Show Valortim(R) Anthrax Anti-Toxin May Augment Immune System's Ability to Destroy Anthrax Bacteria 7Data Show Valortim(R) Anthrax Anti-Toxin May Augment Immune System's Ability to Destroy Anthrax Bacteria 8WuXi PharmaTech Passes EMEA Inspection of Its GMP Manufacturing and Analytical Testing Facilities in Shanghai 2WuXi PharmaTech Passes EMEA Inspection of Its GMP Manufacturing and Analytical Testing Facilities in Shanghai 3WuXi PharmaTech Passes EMEA Inspection of Its GMP Manufacturing and Analytical Testing Facilities in Shanghai 4WuXi PharmaTech Passes EMEA Inspection of Its GMP Manufacturing and Analytical Testing Facilities in Shanghai 5WuXi PharmaTech Passes EMEA Inspection of Its GMP Manufacturing and Analytical Testing Facilities in Shanghai 6
The XK-95 High Speed Drill System sets new technological and performance standards for surgical drill systems....
Circular Spine Retractor System for microsurgical interventions in the lumbar and cervical spine region. The system has been approved in over 120 cases....
... The Ruggles Retractor System, a ... and the versatility of two systems ... hands from the surgical site during ... accurate retractor insertion. The retractor body ...
Fortitude as a unique complement to the spinal concepts family of products....
Medicine Products: