Articles of recognition

News »

The pride of having served Cuba

Condecoración

At the Havana cinema located on the corner of 23rd and 12th streets, almost half a block from where Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro proclaimed the socialist character of the Cuban Revolution on April 16, 1961, the 56th anniversary of this historic date was celebrated.

News »

WHO praises Cuban medical collaboration in Bolivia

medicos cubanos Bolivia OMS

The World Health Organization (WHO) representative in Bo­­livia, Fernando Leanes, noted that the Cuban people should feel proud of the humanitarian work undertaken by their doctors in the Andean nation. Speaking to Prensa Latina during the country’s International Health Fair, this year dedicated to Fidel Castro, Leanes praised Cuba’s contribution to the well-being of other nations.

News »

Cuba and Costa Rica strengthen ties of friendship

pdte costa rica universidad

I hope that this visit will be the starting point to re-launch ties between Cuba and Costa Rica, stated Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera, President of this Central American nation on Monday, December 14, during his speech at the Cuban Academy of History.
Rivera was presented with the Corresponding Foreign Academic degree by the institution, awarded to scholars who despite being neither a Cuban national or resident, have made important contributions to the island’s history.

News »

Recognition for Cuban medical researchers

reconocimiento salud publica

With the aim of highlighting the achievements made in research, scientific production and the introduction and extension of technology in clinical and surgical care, Cuba awards the Annual Health Prize in recognition of sector professionals who have made significant contributions to the sciences. The research paper entitled “First epidemic of hemorrhagic dengue in the Americas, 1981: new insights into the causative agent”, by Dr. Rosmeri Rodríguez Roche, of the Pedro Kourí Institute of Tropical Medicine, was awarded the Grand Prize, as the complete genome sequence of the dengue virus type 2 epidemic of the eighties was discovered.