The Cuban Henry Reeve medical brigade, whose members have selflessly collaborated in more than 40 countries and five non-autonomous territories in three decades of creation, has just been formally registered as aspirant to the Nobel Peace Prize.
Created 15 years ago, the Henry Reeve Cuban Medical Brigade for Disaster Situations is, today, a faithful example of dedication and altruism, sparing no time or danger, it has contributed to saving lives in countless countries on all continents.
With nearly three decades of experience in the production, research and development of biofarmaceutical products, the Centro Nacional de Biopreparados (BioCen) today represents a fundamental ally of the Cuban health system, as it guarantees supplements and biotechnological products for use in specialized medical treatments.
The Centro de Neurociencias de Cuba (CNEURO) is the institution dedicated to the research, production and marketing of advanced technologies for the diagnosis and treatment of brain diseases, with active participation in the scientific technical exercise of the country for over three decades.
Solid among the world leaders in the marketing of pharmaceutical goods, services and products, FARMACUBA is the Import-Export company of the Industrias Biotecnológica y Farmacéutica de Cuba (BioCubaFarma), part of the Organización Superior de Dirección Empresarial (OSDE).
The new coronavirus pandemic has challenged the capacity of health systems to respond in most countries. Cuba’s strategy has been recently analyzed in an article published by President Miguel Díaz-Canel and Prof. Jorge Núñez.
Created 26 years ago, the Centro Nacional de Cirugía de Mínimo Acceso (CNCMA) is now a leading institution in the country because it has a team of professionals who provide the patient with a careful service, where the most advanced technology and a highly qualified staff combine to offer the best care in these procedures.
Gynecology and Obstetrics (clinical-surgical) Cuba is the first country in the world to receive recognition from the World Health Organization (WHO) for eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and congenital syphilis. The reduction of infant and maternal mortality in recent decades shows the high professionalism of specialists and the production of new technologies on the island.
One-hundred five years after his death, the legacy of Carlos J. Finlay, Cuban scientist who discovered the form of transmission of Yellow fever, continues as updated as ever, taking into account the current situation facing the world due to the epidemic of Covid-19, which has cost the lives of more than 750 thousand people on the planet.
Cuba will have its vaccine against Covid-19 next January, the results of which should be available on February 11 and will be made public on February 15, according to information released by the Cuban Public Registry of Clinical Trials.
The Cuban capital turned back to the phase of limited autochthonous transmission in the confrontation with the new coronavirus, starting this Saturday, due to the rebound in infections registered in recent days.