A new cooperation agreement between Japan and Cuba has been signed for a humanitarian donation of high-quality medical equipment for emergency services in hospitals and polyclinics throughout the country. The agreement is valued at 500 million Japanese yen (US... More »
Dr. Vicente Vérez Bencomo, Director of the Finlay Institute of Vaccines announced August 19 that Cuba now has its candidate, SOBERANA 01, the vaccine against COVID-19. This announcement came on the 105th anniversary of the death of the discoverer of the agent ... More »
The Cuban scientific community has continued research and development and is now about to take another step in the island’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world. There are currently four vaccine candidates under development and testing at th... More »
The Russian coronavirus vaccine known as the Sputnik V will start mass production in other countries and one of those nations is Cuba, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) CEO Kirill Dmitriev said today. According to the website, the Sputnik vaccine, named af... More »
Cuba’s BioCubaFarma made the announcement this morning of a new joint venture with the British firm SG Innovations Limited. The newly formed company will be known as BioFarma Innovations. The new association aims to provide access to BioCubaFarma’s portfolio o... More »
The Cuban health system is working hard to solve the SARS-CoV-2 crisis. In this effort, the interaction between the different fields of the Cuban society that are protagonists in this fight plays a decisive role. Science and its research-development institutio... More »
The Cuban company CNEURO is about to launch the first “Made in Cuba” pulmonary ventilators. By the end of this year, about 500 pulmonary ventilators will be made – 250 of each prototype. CNEURO also plans to market and export these ventilators to other countri... More »
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent an Etihad Airways flight carrying a donation of eight metric tons of medical supplies to assist in Cuba’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. The aid package will assist approximately 8,000 medical professionals of Cub... More »
Two more drugs, CIGB-258 and Itolizumab (Anti-CD6), manufactured by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) have been added to Cuba’s arsenal of drugs in the fight against COVID-19. Dr. Francisco Duran, the National Director of Epidemiology... More »
China and Cuba have decided to expedite a project for the first joint biotechnology park in the city of Fangchenggang for the purpose of research, development, manufacturing and marketing of Cuban pharmaceutical drugs. The Cuban Ambassador, Carlos Miguel Perei... More »
A donation of medical supplies from China landed in Havana on May 6. The shipment included personal protective equipment (PPE) to support the Island’s ongoing battle against the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation, worth $42,500, included 6,000 N-95 surgical masks... More »
The Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) confirmed 17 new positive cases of the Coronavirus in Cuba, the lowest number in the last fifteen days. Meanwhile, 78 medical discharges were reported and no deceased. The Island has reported a total of 1,703 infections s... More »
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