First Successful Costa Rican Lung Transplant Procedure

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - Doctors at a hospital in San Jose successfully performed the first lung transplant in Costa Rica to a...

Tension intensifies between CCSS and medical staff

by IRENE VIZCAÍNO The conflict between the CCSS and medical residents is worsening after yesterday when other medical professionals decided to join the movement and...

A Non-Traditional Approach to an Old Problem

I have always relied on the medical profession as the answer to physical problems.  However, I recently had an unusual experience and as a...

AH1N1 vaccinations start next week

by TCRN Staff Medical centers across the country next week will notify patients who have been selected to be the first to receive the vaccine...

Costa Rica Seeks to Approve Biomedical Research Despite Controversy

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The project to support research in humans in Costa Rica took a step this week by receiving a...

44.5 Percent of Sexually Active Young Costa Ricans Never Use Condoms

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - The II National Youth Survey  revealed that 44.5% of sexually active Costa Ricans, aged between 15 and 35, never...

Ombudsman Expects Approval For Costa Rica IVF

Ofelia Taitelbaum, the Defensoría de los Habitantes (Ombudsman's office), expressed confidence that the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Inter-American Court) will order the ban...

Columbian ‘Talking with Julis’ Software Breaking Down Communication Barriers

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - People with some degree of hearing impairment can communicate without an interpreter through a software developed in Colombia...

Hispanoamericana University Job Fair Will Have a 1,000 Positions Available

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - On Wednesday, July 9 and Thursday, July 10, the Spanish-American University (HU), located in Llorente Tibás, will have...

30 000+ Unregistered Health Products Entering Costa Rica

The Costa Rica News (TCRN) - So far this year, 30,134 health products have been seized entering Costa Rica. However, it is unknown how...
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