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Efficiency: a challenge for the pharmaceutical industry

Diaz en biotecnologia

To ensure stability in the basic supply of medications and reduce shortages, on April 8, President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez called for greater efforts to replace imports with domestic products and incorporate new ones; diversify markets and meet with export projections; while strengthening the investment process – despite the complex financial context – to increase productive capacity.

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The socialist state enterprise is the key link in Cuba’s economic model

Cuba economia

Deficiencies persist in central enterprise management, noted Marino Murillo Jorge, head of the Policy Implementation and Development Commission, during a recent meeting with Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermúdez and government leaders

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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?

Ciencia

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

ozonoterapia

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

biofarma

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

ciencitificas cubanas

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

evento salud

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.