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In Cuba Pediatric healthcare is a priority, say Cuban authorities

In Cuba, children’s health is a priority despite the obstacles imposed by the US blockade against the country almost 60 years ago, health authorities highlighted on Tuesday.
‘Nothing is more important for Cuba than the life of a child,’ Health Minister Jose Angel Portal assured on Tuesday on Twitter.

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Cuba president insists on protection of children against Covid-19

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Wednesday insisted on the protection of children and teenagers against Covid-19, and warned about the sequels of the disease.

On his Twitter account, the president recalled that more than 6,300 children under 18 years of age have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in Cuba, including 270 of them in the past 48 hours.

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Cuban Cochlear Implant Program, one of the achievements of the National Health System. (+Video)






Minister of Public Health, José Ángel Portal, highlighted on Wednesday Cuba’s achievements in the application of free cochlear implants, on the occasion of the celebration of the World Day dedicated to this technique.

The minister wrote on Twitter: “ The Cuban Cochlear Implant Program, which our country has been promoting since 2005, is one of the achievements of the National Health System, and a sign of Cuba’s constant concern for its children, especially those with disabilities.”

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‘Schools are the most important cultural centres of Cuban communities’






From: Mornig Star.

Nayda Elisa Díaz Luis of Cuba’s education union the SNTECD talks to Ben Chacko about the achievements of socialist education despite the damage caused by the ongoing US blockade of Cuba.

National Education Union joint general secretary Kevin Courtney has called Cuba’s “free, universal and inclusive education system a beacon across Latin America and the Caribbean.”

At a time when socialist governments across the continent face destabilisation and worse, it’s worth a look at what a difference they can make to people’s lives.

After this month’s Unions for Cuba conference Nayda Elisa Diaz Luis of Cuba’s education union the SNTECD met me to explain some of the ways in which Cuba’s schools are different from those over here.

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