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BioFarma Innovations, a new joint enterprise created by BioCubaFarma and SG Innovations Limited

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The new partnership aims to provide broader access to BioCubaFarma’s patent-protected portfolio of biopharmaceutical products, developed by the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry in Cuba. Cuba’s BioCubaFarma Enterprise Group and the British company SG Innovations Limited has announced the creation of a new company, BioFarma Innovations focused on accelerating the development of new medications and their distribution in Europe and the British Commonwealth.

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Cuban drug approved to treat COVID-19 in India

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India’s Drug Regulatory Authority has approved exceptional use of the Cuban drug Itolizumab to treat severe patients with COVID-19, reported Eduardo Ojito Magaz, director of Cuba’s Molecular Immunology Center (CIM), on Twitter. Winner of a National Prize from the Cuban Academy of Sciences in 2014, this humanized monoclonal antibody has been part of the medical care protocol for COVID-19 in Cuba since April.

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Cuba Reiterates Zero Tolerance Policy on Drugs

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Cuba reiterated its firm position regarding its zero-tolerance drug policy and the prevalence in the country of comprehensive strategies to achieve a balance between preventive and confrontational actions. Antonio Israel Ybarra Suarez, head of the Cuban delegation to the 61st session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), congratulated himself at the plenary session

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Zero tolerance of drugs

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Given the ongoing increase in the production, availability, and consumption of drugs on an international level, Cuba has maintained its policy of zero tolerance when it comes to trafficking, and a focus on prevention within the population.