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Cuba: call to participate in the great health event 2025

By: CubaPLUS Magazine
Jun 04, 2024
Cuba: call to participate in the great health event 2025

The V International Cuba Health Convention, the XVI Health for All Fair and the II Tourism Fair of Medical and Wellness will be held from April 21 to 25 next year under the motto “Universal Health and equity based on the health paradigm with a focus on health”, officially announced.

IMG_20240603_095545~2.jpgAt a press conference held this Monday in Havana, organizers offered details of those events, considered summits for the Cuban health system because they bring together in the same tenor the most important topics related to the sector. Comprehensive preparation for future epidemics based on the lessons learned after the Covid-19, the impact of climate change on health, safety and quality of medical care conditions, chronic diseases and their increasing burden of mortality and more emerging and re-emerging diseases, among other important topics will be debated during the convention that will take place at the Havana Convention Palace, explained Dr. Ileana Morales Suarez, director of Sciences, innovation and immunology at the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap).

Later it spoke of the importance of fairs associated with the convention, which constitute exceptional spaces to publicize scientific and technological advances in related to health, advanced technologies and innovative business models.

For his part, Dr. Pastor Castel Florit, director of the National School of Health, said during the convention different works will be addressed in scientific panels and workshops about different projects and programs that have been applied by professionals in the sector in Cuba in favor of the improvement of services.

Speaking at the conference in turn, Dr. Armando Garrido, president of MediCuba, specifically referred to the fairs associated with the convention, which in addition to being spaces for exposing the products and services, will also allow business meetings to be developed and will foster closer commercial ties between national and international medical institutions of other participating countries.

IMG_20240603_094843~2.jpgFinally, the president of the Comercializadora de Servicios Médicos Cubanos S.A. (CSMC S. A.) Yamila de Armas, highlighted the importance of health tourism within the medical sector. “The presence of our international healthcare services network at Pabexpo, she said, constitutes an opportunity to show achievements and challenges in recent years and, in addition, makes it possible to exchange and provide feedback on the impact of products related to the well-being and patients´ quality of life.

“Our island is an island that inspires and heals,” she highlighted. Representatives of the national and foreign press attended this press conference accredited in Cuba, as well as officials from several health institutions of the largest of the Antilles.

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