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SURFACEN® in phase IV of clinical trial in pediatrics in Holguín

  • Written by Maylín Betancourt Verdecia
Sonia González Alvides, Coordinator of Clinical Trials of the Pediatric Holguin, shows the first bottles of SURFACEN® arrived at the hospital to begin the phase IV of the clinical trial of the product. Photo: Maylín Betancourt Verdecia
On February 21, the first 18 bottles of SURFACEN®, an exogenous pulmonary medication, were deposited in the Octavio de la Concepción and Pedraja Children's Hospital in Holguin, aimed at the treatment of Acute Respiratory Syndrome in pediatric patients admitted to Intensive Care, an action that started to phase IV of the clinical trial of the product.

Holguin: They extend clinical trial against lung cancer

  • Written by Maylín Betancourt Verdecia
The therapeutic vaccine CIMAvaxEGFr will be extended to several municipalities of Holguin in the Primary Health Care. Photo: Juventud Rebelde
With the purpose of improving the quality of life of those suffering from lung cancer in phase IV, the clinical trial better known as epidermal growth factor will soon be extended to almost all of the municipalities of Holguín.

Cuba, new model of medical prescription comes into force

According to directors of the Ministry of Public Health, the measure seeks to ensure the proper functioning of the Pharmaceutical Services and face the illegalities produced with the improper use of medicines, medical prescriptions and institutional stamps.. Photo: Granma
As part of the actions carried out throughout the country in order to strengthen the National Drug Program, a new model of medical prescription entered into force on February 1 of this year. It will be established as the only legally recognized means in the country According to directors for the issuance of medicines.