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Havana, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Ministry director for the United States Office, Carlos Fernandez de Cossio, rejected on Friday a recourse in the U.S. Congress to reactivate a targeted brain drain program against Cuban doctors.

Damascus, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian health authorities, with the support of the World Health Organization, began a nationwide campaign to prevent polio, whose type Two virus was eradicated in a record time of 108 days.

Abu Dhabi, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) The 9th Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena), the world''s leading forum for international cooperation in this field, will take place here from November 11 to 13, according to that entity.

Hanoi, Jan 11 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam will launch a satellite of its own manufacture from Japanese national territory next week, with civil objectives, confirmed the National Space Center of Vietnam Thursday.

Ankara,  (Prensa Latina) Turkish doctor Gazi Huri of Hacettepe University in the capital today announced the patent for a new and innovative bone lengthening technique that could help cancer and accident victims.

La Paz,  (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian government is convening on Tuesday health professionals from all over the country to participate in the new system of universal, free and quality care to be implemented as of March 1.

Damascus, Jan 8 (Prensa Latina) The Organization of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) distributed humanitarian aid to displaced families, who returned to their homes in the towns of the municipality of Al-Sefeirah, in the southern countryside of Aleppo.

Havana, Jan 7 (Prensa Latina) More than 95 thousand children were immunized in Cuba during 2018 with the triple viral vaccine (PRS), highlights the United Nations Children''s Fund in Cuba (Cuba-Unicef).

Mexico,  (Prensa Latina) The northern state of Sonora is the region most affected by the sixth winter storm affecting Mexico Thursday with frosts which are causing serious damage to several crops on 65,000 hectares of agricultural land.

Beijing, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) The Chinese probe Chang´e-4 arrived Thursday in the dark side of the Moon, in an unprecedented world event whose purpose is to study that unexplored area.

Mexico, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Doctors from Mexico''s Public Health Institutes complained about the lack of permanent employment in high specialty hospitals, according to a complaint currently circulating on social media.