During 2015, the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) undertook major renovations to health care facilities, including exterior paintwork, providing modern equipment, plumbing, electrical repairs, new furniture and increased levels of comfort for patients and staff
“We understand each other in the productive routine of preparing classes, reports of scientific results, presentations of topics, or writing articles; we organize ourselves to cooperate with each other as necessary”
Shortly after the March floods in Chile, which left 30,000 homeless, a small contingent of 17 Cubans arrived to support those affected - doctors, epidemiologists and nurses from the Henry Reeve Brigade, specially trained in responding to disasters and serious epidemics.
THE ERNESTO CHE GUEVARA CENTRAL PIONEERS PALACE
The Ernesto Che Guevara Central Pioneers Palace, located in the Havana municipality of Arroyo Naranjo, and inaugurated by Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz on July 15, 1979, is without a doubt a center for the enjoyment of Cuban children and adolescents
SAN JOSÉ DE LAS LAJAS DISTILLERY
The plant where Havana Club's famous dark rums are produced is expanding capacity
There are 274 Older Adult Community Centers and one social worker for every 600 families in Cuba. The country’s Social Welfare system provides support to seniors
EPI: MAY DAY
More than 200 friends of Cuba from 34 countries make up the 11th May Day Solidarity Brigade, who have traveled to the island to express their support for the Cuban Revolution. The brigade’s activities extend from April 25 through May 8 and include participating in the massive May Day parade in Havana
INTERNATIONAL COLOQUIUM IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE FIVE
Iniciatives to mobilize popular support for the freedom of Cuban anti-terrorists unjustly imprisoned in the United States will be increased, according to activists, intellectuals, parliamentarians, union members, religious figures and many others meeting in Havana for the 10th International Colloquium in Solidarity with the Cuban Five and Against Terrorism.
Some 1,000 passengers from Japan, China, Singapore, Malaysia, and South Korea recently arrived to Havana, aboard the 17th Peace Boat, on a mission to stop the arms race and promote peace
Havana’s Placental Histotherapy Center (CHP) is an institution devoted to research, production and the application of therapeutic medications and cosmetics manufactured with ingredients extracted from the human placenta