Cuba combating cancer The second cause of death in Cuba is CANCER is, with approximately 18,900 deaths and 28,100 new cases per year. In conjunction with Brazil, a South American giant in the sector, Cuba has cooperation programs for the production of medicaments which, without reducing their quality, are sold for less cost in world markets than those of the large international pharmaceutical industry. National estimates confirm that the incidence of this disease in a country of 11 million inhabitants is on the rise due to phenomena such as addiction to tobacco and alcohol. Cuba has developed a broad and successful biotechnological sector which, to a large extent, has directed research over the years to obtaining therapeutic vaccines and various treatments to combat the disease. Aspects of Cuban scientific development include expanding the national production of oncological medicaments: cytostatics, support medicines and new biotechnological products. National studies indicate that, on the basis of its anti-cancer medicaments and programs, Cuba has the potential of averting more than 10,000 new cases every year. Prevention campaigns play a significant role in reaching this objective. Calls to quit smoking and limit alcohol consumption have been linked for a number of years to medical proposals for life style [...]
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Autopista Novia del Mediodia, KM 6 1/2- La Lisa, Havana †Cut price hotel minutes from Jose Marti Airport, perfect stopover or flight delay hotel, strategically located†off Havana’s main highway. Hotel Mariposa Havana is a 2 star hotel which is named after the national Cuban butterfly flower. Hotel Mariposa Havana offers 42 standard rooms with air-conditioning, private bathroom, balcony & terrace, safe, refrigerator, room service, telephone, Wi-Fi, cable television and both 110 and 220 volts outlets. While the hotel is only [...]
Calle 8 Y 1ra Tarara, Playas del Este, Havana, Cuba †Beautiful beach, Yacht Marina and Entertainment, close enough to Havana for an 80/20 vacation favoring the beach but seeing the city’s sights. The Villa Armonia Tarara Havana complex is located right next to the Tarara yacht marina and the beach also named Tarara. Technically the start of Playas del Este, the Villa Armonia Tarara Havana is perfect for unwinding and taking advantage of the immense grounds, beach and crystal clear [...]
Calle 40 Y Final Autopista, San Antonio de los banos, Havana, Cuba †Exotic rural setting, ideal romantic getaway or to unwind after a city center stay, beautiful scenery, wildlife Hotel Las Yagrumas Havana is the ideal hotel for those who love nature and the great outdoors. Situated on the banks of the Ariguanabo River and surrounded by lush tropical vegetation, the Hotel Las Yagrumas Havana tempts its gets to discover this rural setting and Havana's beautiful countryside. Just 14 miles [...]
Calle 158 Esq A 31, Miramar, Havana, Cuba †Close proximity to Cimeq hospital and PabExpo, great value hotel, outside the main tourist zones for peace and quiet. Hotel Bello Caribe Havana is close to scientific center of the capital. The Hotel Bello Caribe Havana is located near the Cimeq hospital and medical facilities and is popular with medical tourism guests. However, Hotel Bello Caribe Havana is also popular with guests looking for a budget hotel in Havana and who [...]
Calle Tulipan Lobillo Factor e Hidalgo Reparto Nuevo Vedado, Havana, Cuba †Cut price hotel in the heart of Havana, Basic but clean, proximity to all the major sights Hotel Tulipan Havana is in the center of Havana's Nuevo Vedado district which is characterized by its proximity to all the major Havana attractions and just 5 minutes from the Colonial Old Havana historic center. Hotel Tulipan Havana offers a friendly atmosphere, large pool and extensive gardens. The Hotel Tulipan Havana is [...]