|Cuba’s Heberprot-P Prevents Amputations in 3,000 Venezuelan Patients
2012.06.28 - 09:33:19 / firstname.lastname@example.org
HAVANA, Cuba.- The use, free of charge, of the Cuban medicament Heberprot-P has saved over 3,000 patients in the state of Falcon, Venezuela, from the amputation of their lower limbs.
Developed in Cuba by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, this product began to be used in Venezuela by way of a program to reduce complications in diabetic foot patients and of bilateral health agreements, the www.cubaminrex.cu Web site reported on Wednesday.
Heberprot-P has benefited over 30,000 Venezuelan patients, thanks to its property of favoring fast cicatrization of advanced lesions.
This medicine has won the Gold Medal of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and has been applied with notable results on more than 66,000 people from all parts of the world, with 90% average effectiveness.