Sunday, 03 March 2019 19:21

Cuba Shows Positive Results on World Hearing Day

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Cuba is celebrating the World Hearing Day on Sunday with positive results in prevention and the cochlear implant program, a medical procedure from which the 500th patient benefited recently.

The 58th National Oral Vaccination Campaign against poliomyelitis, which will run until March 2, 2019, in a first phase, has begun in Cuba. In this period, infants aged between one month and two years, 11 months and 29 days old will be vaccinated.

A multidisciplinary team composed of specialists from the provinces of Matanzas and Las Tunas carried out in this city the first surgery using the lip-glossopexy technique of Routledge to a 20-day-old baby, affected by the congenital anomaly of Robin Sequence.

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