Cuba and the US dialogue on global health and biomedical research

Cuba and the US dialogue on global health and biomedical research

Havana, Feb 23 (RHC) Scientists from Cuba and the United States exchanged in Havana about preparation for pandemic situations and advances in health and biomedical technologies.

At the Second Joint Scientific Meeting between both countries, national and foreign experts shared experiences also related to research on arbovirus diseases, cancer and neurological disorders, data science, chronic conditions, and risk factors throughout life.

According to a statement from the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, the meeting took place from February 14 to 16 and also served as a space to recognize the work and contribution to Science of doctors Christopher Manuel Gómez and Stephen Whitehead, prominent American scientists and researchers who were granted the category of Corresponding Academic of the Cuban Academy of Sciences.

The event was organized by the Pedro Kourí Institute of Tropical Medicine (IPK), in Havana, authorities of Cuba’s Ministry of Public Health and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the United States. (Source: PL)

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