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Pediatric rehabilitation program in Holguín contributes to social insertion

  • Written by Maylín Betancourt Verdecia
The Pediatric Hospital Octavio de la Concepción y de la Pedraja, in the province of Holguín. Photo: Granma (Archive)
The sustained work of the multidisciplinary team in charge of the rehabilitation of children with cerebral palsy at the Octavio de la Concepción y de la Pedraja paediatric hospital in Holguín allows for significant improvements in the quality of life of these patients, an issue to which Enrique Abreu Pérez, technical head of rehabilitation at the hospital, referred:

Farmacias Novafarma will extend its presence in Holguín

  • Written by Maylín Betancourt Verdecia
The Holguín Medical Services Branch, belonging to the Cuban Medical Services Marketer, has a network of Novafarma pharmacies dedicated to the sale of medicines, cosmetic products and medical effects.

U.S. Blockade Affects Cancer Patients in Holguín

The Pediatric Hospital Octavio de la Concepción y de la Pedraja, in the province of Holguín. Photo: Amauris Betancourt (Archive)
The economic, commercial and financial blockade of the United States against Cuba, in force for more than 50 years, affects the oncology services at the Octavio de la Concepción y de la Pedraja Pediatric Hospital in the province of Holguín.

Donating Blood, Saving Lives

Blood Bank of the city of Holguín. Photo: Amauris Betancourt (Archive)
The day goes by normally inside the Hospital, a typical Tuesday morning with its urgency and haste. Suddenly the unmistakable sound of the ambulance as it enters the emergency medical area. The racing, the screaming, the white coats running from the back to the front. A traffic accident has occurred and the patients are losing a lot of blood. Quickly, we have to transfuse!