Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Over 23,600 Cases of Malaria This Year in Colombia Bogota, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) Over 23,600 cases of malaria are registered in Colombia so far this year, the Ministry of Health reported today. Despite Terrorist War, Syria Works for Primary Health Care Damascus, April 7 (Prensa Latina) Syria dedicates the World Health Day day to boost primary health care with campaigns aimed at children and the fight against epidemics with encouraging results. Cuban Doctors in Mexico Highlight Minimally-Invasive Surgery Mexico, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) Minimally-invasive surgery has great prospects in the field of medicine, due to its comparative advantages not only for patient but also for society, two Cuban specialists said here on Sunday. Intense Heat and Economic Effects in Panama due to El Niño Panama, Mar 31 (Prensa Latina) The oppressive heat due to the absence of rain characterizes the extended Panamanian summer, where the presence of the El Niño phenomenon generates alarm due to economic effects on agriculture and the interoceanic canal. India Leads World Infant Malnutrition List New Delhi, Mar 30 (Prensa Latina) A study on children malnutrition is cause of debate today in India right before general elections because electoral districts of renowned politicians fail to meet the minimum basic nutritional requirements. Costa Rican Health Authorities Step up Vigilance for Malaria San Jose, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) and the Health Ministry today steped up surveillance in the Northern Zone of Costa Rica, bordering Nicaragua, to detect cases of imported malaria. State of Emergency Declared in Greek Island Due to Floods Athens, March 6 (Prensa Latina) Greek authorities declared this Wednesday a state of emergency in the city of Halkida, on Evia island (Aegean Sea), due to floods that affected dozens of homes, businesses and crops. Cuba to Reduce Use of Gases with Impact on the Greenhouse Effect Havana, Mar 6 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is preparing to implement the Kigali Amendment to reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), gases with a serious impact on the greenhouse effect, specialized sources report Wednesday. Cuba Shows Positive Results on World Hearing Day Havana,  (Prensa Latina) 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.