Cuban medical brigade in Calabria, Italy.

The first 51 doctors of the Cuban brigade that has provided health care in the southern Italian region of Calabria are celebrating one year today since the beginning of its mission, a sign of humanism, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Since 1993 leprosy stopped being a health problem in Cuba

Cuba will hold the 33rd National Leprosy Day next January 25, a time for updating on this disease and debating the latest developments in treatment that exist in the world today.

CARICOM and Cuba celebrated the 51st anniversary of bilateral ties this year.

In the year in which the Caribbean Community (Caricom) and Cuba celebrated the 51st anniversary of their bilateral ties, both parties supported each other in the international arena, especially in demanding the end of the blockade imposed by the United States on the Cuban people.