With the aim of raising public awareness on the risks of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and promoting healthy lifestyles, Cuba is celebrating as of Monday World Heart Week with several activities.
The working group of the Maternal and Child Care Program (PAMI by its Spanish acronym) in the northern municipality of "Jesús Menéndez" reinforces the strategies to prevent pregnancy in adolescence, a health problem on the rise.
More than five thousand students were enrolled this academic period at the Zoilo Marinello University of Medical Sciences, of which about 4,500 belong to the Day Course and the rest to the modality of Course for Workers.
Breastfeeding is a source of life that offers undoubted benefits to the health of the mother and the baby. Each year, the World Week (August 1 to 7) dedicated to this act of love promotes information to raise society's awareness on the need for its practice.