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Cuban healthcare travels any distance

medico cubano

“And where are you from?” That was the inevitable greeting in the presence of a young woman, small in statute, but undertaking work of a huge dimension. Her name: Edenys Reyes Galán. She was 27 years old and I met her at the doors of the Los Manacales Popular Medical Office (CMP), in Casacoima, one of the municipalities of Venezuela’s easternmost state, Delta Amacuro.

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Taking advantage of national industry and its potential

Cuba biofarma

We are going to better consolidate, advance, and defend national industry, import less,” stated Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, on May 28, during a Council of Ministers meeting, in which the highest leadership of the Party and government in all provinces and municipalities participated via videoconference, according to reports on the Cuban Presidency’s website.

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For the first time in Cuba, minimally invasive surgery for esophageal cancer

Cirugia

For the first time in Cuba, the National Institute of Oncology and Radiobiology (INOR) is performing minimally invasive esophagectomy in the lateral-prone position (lying face down and with the head on its side), which not only avoids respiratory complications that often occur when the cancer located in this area of the body is surgically removed

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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.