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Cuba looks for solutions to solve shortages of medicines

Cuba looks for solutions to solve shortages of medicines.Photo: cubadebate.cu
Since last year the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) and the Group of Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries (BioCubaFarma), among other organizations, develop actions to reverse the deficit of an important group of medicines in the country

A Hospital friend

Dr. Norma Silva Leal, coordinator in Cuba of the Maternal Breastfeeding Program, in charge of the evaluation team, when delivering the accreditation plaque, meant that during the days of on-site verification they could appreciate the efforts of nurses, doctors and other workers, so that mothers learn to breastfeed their children and graduate knowing the advantages of this diet.Photo: radio Angulo (archieve)
The condition "Friend of the Mother and the Child" was ratified to the University Provincial Hospital Vladimir Ilich Lenin, Holguin, by specialists of the Maternal and Child Care Program (PAMI) and Breastfeeding.

Holguín: Capacitation to Professors of children with cochlear implants

  • Written by Maylín Betancourt Verdecia
Carlos David Aguilera, one of the child with cochlear implant in Holguin province. Photo: Maylín Betancourt
In the province of Holguín there are already 22 patients with cochlear implants, electronic devices that improve hearing perception in children and adults with severe and profound deafness, who obtain little or no benefits using conventional hearing aids.