Cuba Produces 65 percent of Pharmaceuticals demanded by the Population

Nov 21 2013
 
Cubans can count on the availability of medications with 65 percent of the required drugs being produced in the country thanks to local research and scientific development … we need to develop and enhance Natural and Traditional Medicine, and to produce herbal medicines
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November 22, 2013

FARMACARIBE 2013, Santiago de Cuba

Cubans can count on the availability of medications with 65 percent of the required drugs being produced in the country thanks to local research and scientific development, said the head of the National Pharmaceutical Services Victor Faife, at the FARMACARIBE 2013 scientific forum, which ended today in Santiago de Cuba.

“We need to highlight the achievements of biomedical and pharmaceutical services in the island which has allowed us to include new drugs in the basic portfolio of medications available to the Cuban people and to guarantee in large part the remedies they require,” Faife said

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