Honduras Medical Interns Return to Work

Honduras Medical Interns Return to Work

Honduras’s medical interns have been on strike for 45 days, demanding a doubled salary and improved working conditions, such as a rest area and private toilet. The UNAH Director, Julieta Castellanos, on Friday had informed students that those absent 50% of their scheduled time must repeat their internships. The spokesperson for the students, however, claimed […]

New Option for Honduras Usage of Stems Cells

PRESS RELEASE GeneCell International Expands its Cord Blood and Dental Pulp Services to Costa Rica, Honduras, Peru and Puerto Rico First and Only Umbilical Cord Blood Processing and Cryogenic Storage Laboratory in Miami Aims to Increase Stem Cell Awareness by Expanding into other Latin American Countries. This expansion into Costa Rica, Honduras, Peru and Puerto […]

HIV and AIDS in Honduras

Statistics from the Honduran Public Health Ministry provided to the UN Population Fund show that 29,597 Hondurans developed full-blown AIDS this year. The United Nations Population Fund (UNPF) confirmed that 1,200-1,300 Hondurans are infected with the Human Immune Deficiency Virus (HIV) every year. UNPF Representative, Kenneth Rodriguez, said people have to be very careful, because […]

Chronic Kidney Failure Patients Protest

At least 1,000 patients with chronic kidney failure are organizing a protest outside the Government House in Tegucigalpa against what they consider a death sentence because of the country’s deficiencies in hemodialysis services. The patients demand the payment of 50 million lempiras (2.5 million USD) to private-run firm Diálisis de Honduras, which is handling their […]

Cold Weather Brings Respiratory Problems

According to the report provided by the authorities of the National Meteorological Service (SMN), the cold front that entered Honduras this weekend will continue for at least 48 hours. In many Departments and particularly the mountainous areas, temperatures could drop more than 10 degrees Celsius. This change of temperature can cause health related problems, especially […]

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