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Cuban intelligence at work

Ciencia Cuba

Scientific and technological development is an inextricable part of the social project launched in Cuba in 1959.

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Where is Cuban science headed?

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Efforts in the Cuban science through 2018 were aimed at making this sector a key element to generate wealth and advance toward the sustainability of the island’s socioeconomic model and technological sovereignty.

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A new milestone in Cuban biotechnology

Fidel biotecnologia

The development of Cuban biotechnology has reached another important milestone with the recent signing of an agreement to establish a Cuba-United States joint venture enterprise to produce and distribute a therapeutic cancer medication.

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Technology and sports: A winning formula

Centro biomedical

Used efficiently, technologies applied to any sphere represent an advantage, especially on the path to finding feasible solutions to different problems that, without them, would be unlikely. In sports, technology has made inroads in different areas, with proven achievements in world events.

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International Delegates’ll Be in BIONAT 2018 in Cuba

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BIONAT 2018, which will take place from September 3 to 7, under the motto, ‘Science, Nature and Tradition for Life,’ will bring together professionals from Mexico, Japan, Brazil, Curacao, India, the United States, Chile, Norway, Argentina and the host nation, among other States.

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Cuba’s exemplary biotechnology research

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The state enterprise group BioCubaFarma has 393 research projects underway, of which 102 involve biotechnology, and of these a large portion are focused on oncology, as is also reflected in international trends. Of the 101 projects, 76 are innovations with Cuban patents, and 26% of these are the first of their kind, that is their active ingredients are not present in any other medication.

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53% of scientists in Cuba are women

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Some 86,426 individuals work in Cuba’s science sector, 53% of whom are women, according to the President of the Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC) Dr. Luis C. Velázquez Pérez speaking during the First International Science and Education Congress taking place in the Havana International Conference Center.

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The World Health Organization can count on Cuba

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More health, efficiency, an intersectoral approach, resilience to climate change and a greater Cuban presence in global health are the priorities of the new Country Cooperation Strategy for the 2018-2022 period signed by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO), and Cuba’s Ministry of Public Health.

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Heberprot-P, a revolutionary treatment brings hope

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The use of the medication Heberprot-P with some 290,000 patients, in twenty countries, has demonstrated the possibility of ensuring the healing of open wounds, ischemic ulcers, and those caused by diabetic foot disease, increasing the formation of granulation tissue, and thus reducing the need for amputation.

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Cuba Actively Participates at Nuclear Research Forum in Russia

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Cuba is actively participating at a special session for the 25th anniversary of the new era of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) and wished to see more Latin American countries taking part in it.