José Ángel Portal Miranda, Minister of Public Health, recognized the men and women who make scientific research a driving force for their daily lives, and above all, those who do so from the health sector.
His work has been invaluable for more than 60 years and has also become a constant challenge in the last three years, he expressed on the Facebook social network.
In its message for Cuban Science Day, Portal Miranda indicated a commitment from the region to continue working on its sustainable development.
With intelligence and commitment, thank you for overcoming so many hurdles and turning your work into a commitment to life from the most diverse scenarios in the country.
In recent times, La Giraldilla, one of the most representative symbols of Havana and one of the oldest, was given to a group of eminent scientists, including Vicente Várez Bencomo and Marta Ayala Avila, the directors.
Finlay Institute of Vaccines and the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, respectively, the makers of Cuba’s vaccine against COVID-19.
During the Technological Innovation Awards ceremony in the capital, the EuMelissa-Tyr Neonatal Ultramicroassay was recognized for testing for cystic fibrosis in newborns, implemented across the country.
Complex analytical equipment and reagents for physico-chemical and immunological characterization, as well as release and batch studies of the Abdala vaccine.
Further pre-clinical and clinical studies highlight the STIMUL W medical device and clinical results for the characterization of the immune response, electrical stimulation in the prevention and treatment of ulcers.