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Portada Ciencia

Bogota, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) The 5th Colombian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica, composed of 75 crew members and 35 experts, departs on Tuesday, from Barranquilla, on Colombia''s Atlantic coast.

Caracas, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) The Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) will support authorities in the Venezuelan state of Bolivar to fight and prevent malaria, official sources announced.

New Delhi, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) About 600 million people are facing extreme water stress in India, according to a report released Monday by think tank NITI Aayog and the Ministries of Water Resources, Drinking Water and Sanitation and Rural Development.

Washington, Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) The deaths caused by the Camp and Woolsey fires in the US state of California total 79 on Sunday after another five bodies were discovered in areas affected by the first of those fires.

Addis Ababa, Nov 17 (Prensa Latina) The African Union (AU) stressed Saturday the need for strategic partnerships to increase access to high-quality diagnostics towards achieving universal health coverage on the continent.

Brazil, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) Health authorities from small cities in northeastern Brazil fear a health gap might result from the departure of Cuban doctors due to the offensive positions of the future government of far right politian Jair Bolsonaro.

Brasilia, Nov 15 (PL) Outraged by the authoritarian and reactionary ideological stance of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian people regret on Thursday the withdrawal of Cuban professionals from ''More Doctors'' program in Brazil.

Rome Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) The National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Development (ENEA) held here an informative day on Tuesday with a delegation from the Cuban biotechnology and pharmaceutical group BioCubaFarma.

Brasilia, Nov 13 (Prensa Latina) Environmental and human rights organizations will denounce threats to democracy and nature by the future government of Brazil at the United Nations Conference on Biodiversity (COP14), which began today in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Panama, Nov 12 (Prensa Latina) Every year, there are 3.6 million obese people in Latin America and the Caribbean, a phenomenon that affects one in four adults today, which is why it is the region''s biggest nutritional threat.