News about health in Peru.
FIQUI Peru will hold fundraising dinner to raise funds for children affected by cystic fibrosis. The event will take place on September 28, 2019 in Lima.
Last year, neonatal mortality was reduced by 18%, thanks to the efforts made by the Ministry of Health (Minsa), according to Zulema Thomas, head of this entity.
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In Peru, the use of modern contraceptive methods among women aged 15 and 49 is around 55%, according to the latest Demographic and Family Health Survey (ENDES), conducted in 2017.
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Vidawasi is a new pediatric cancer hospital being built in Peru and the Vatican has recently communicated their support to this initiative.
The vice president of the Center for Technological, Biomedical and Environmental Research in Lima, said that a vaccine that prevents the HIV virus could be available by 2023.