What is Cuba’s SMC Salud?

Commonly known by its abbreviated name, SMC Salud, Comercializadora de Servicios Médicos Cubanos, S.A., is the Cuban entity which manages health services in Cuba. Founded in 1987, SMC Salud was formerly known by the name of Servimed. In 2011, Servimed merged with Servicios Medicos Cubanos (SMC) and the name was changed to Comercializadora de Servicios…

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Arthroscopic surgery continues to advance in Cuba

The 15th International Symposium on Arthroscopic Surgery which focused on orthopedic minimum access surgery took place at the Antonio Luaces Iraola Hospital in Ciego de Ávila, with the participation of ten leading European professors (Switzerland and the Netherlands) and 13 Cubans specialists. A sharing of knowledge and expertise on arthroscopic surgery via minimum access to…

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Spa Wellness Tourism Packages

In 2018 the Balneario de San Diego de los Baños became an exclusive wellness tourism service offered by the La Pradera International Health Center of Havana. There are two wellness tourism packages offered by La Pradera. One spa package includes a thermal treatment and the second package is a tour through the thermal route –…

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