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Cuba Eliminates Mother-to-child transmission of HIV and Syphilis

Cuba Eliminates Mother-to-child transmission of HIV and Syphilis

Cuba has become the first country in the world to receive validation from the World Health Organisation, WHO, that it has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. Reacting to this development, Margaret Chan, WHO, Director General says, “Eliminating transmission of a virus is one of the greatest public health achievements possible. This is a

Cuba Applauds Removal from Terror List

Cuban officials and ordinary citizens alike have applauded the removal of the country from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, saying the move by President Barack Obama heals a decades-old insult to national pride and clears the way to swiftly restore diplomatic relations between the two countries. “The Cuban government recognizes the president

U.S. Relaxes Cuba Travel Restrictions

As from Friday, January 16, new travel and trade rules between the United States and Cuba would take effect, U.S. Officials say. The new measures include allowing U.S. Citizens to use credit cards in Cuba and for U.S. businesses to export some technologies to Cuba. Further more, Americans would be able to take home up

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