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Cuba Hosts 3rd Congress of Researchers on Youth

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More than 300 delegates from around 20 countries are registered for the 3rd International Congress of Researchers on Youth, opened today in the Cuban capital. The main issue of the biennial event is ‘Unipolarity, globalization and youth: political actions and social transformations.’

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Cuba Celebrates Brain Awareness Week

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With several activities at a national level, Cuba is celebrating the Brain Awareness Week today, aimed at raising awareness and informing the population about mental disorders and neurological diseases.

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Foreign Researchers to Participate in Technology Convention in Cuba

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Some 1,500 researchers and specialists from all regions in the world will participate in the International Convention on Science, Technology and Innovation, which will open here on March 5th, said organizers today. Maria Luisa Zamora, member of the organizing committee, told the Prensa Latina news agency that, with the motto ‘Innovation for sustainable development’.

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The work of Cuban teachers recognized

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After reviewing the performance and results of the 2016-2017 academic year, Ena Elsa Velázquez Cobiella, minister of Education highlighted the “selfless and committed” work undertaken by Cuban teachers this year.

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Science: A priority for Cuba’s development

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During activities taking place in the context of World Science Day for Peace and Development, the Cuban official stated that the policy will allow the country to attain important achievements in this sphere, as well as share experiences and contributions with the international scientific community.

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Clinical trials key to developing new medicine

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A total of 98 clinical trials are being conducted at this time around the country addressing different diseases, reported Dr. Alberto Hernández Rodríguez, director of the National Clinical Trials Coordination Center (Cencec), during the International Workshop on Design and Management of Clinical Trials, held in Havana’s Conference Center.

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A young Cuban of our times

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My conversation with Dr. Enmanuel Vigil Fonseca was a pleasant one. His commitment to helping create a better world place him on the front line of important battles and show that young Cubans also have the chance to help build the Revolution. In this regard he notes, “I chose to become a doctor to help people. My parents had other jobs and ever since I was a young boy I have felt admiration for these people in white coats, who lovingly care for the sick.”

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Awarding seven decades of commendable work

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The honorary title of Hero of Labor of the Republic of Cuba was awarded to Dr. Alberto Fernando Hernández Cañero, founding director of the Institute of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, this Thursday, November 3, who at the age of 96 is proud to have spent more than seven decades devoted to this specialty.

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Cuban science: A sword and shield against the blockade

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The Cuban scientific community demanded an end to the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the island – as well as destabilizing and interventionist actions – as vital to advancing toward full normalization of relations in conditions of absolute equality between the two nations.

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Collaboration for agricultural development

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Increasing crop yields, improving living conditions for men and women in rural areas, and strengthening the application of scientific and technological knowledge in the fields are the strategic lines the country is pursuing to promote agricultural development. Given the importance of this sector to the Cuban economy, and of course the people’s food security, many initiatives are underway to develop the entire system, especially at its most basic level.