U.S. Journal Praises Scientific Cooperation with Cuba

Washington, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) Medical and scientific cooperation between Cuba and the United States, and the benefits of coordinated work in those fields are the main topics in the magazine Medicc Review, launched in this capital today.

At the headquarters of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a panel of experts referred to the contents of this special issue of the magazine, which contains articles on some joint efforts and the prospects of collaboration.

The magazine pays tribute to the dedication of scientists to seek solutions to common problems, Medicc Review Executive Editor Gail Reed said at the event.

For his part, Cuban Ambassador to the United States Jose Ramon Cabañas noted that after the two countries’ decision to start a process of normalization of relations, their ministers for Health visited the two countries and signed two memorandums of understanding for the sector in 2016.

Cabañas pointed out that despite the change in Washington’s policy on Cuba announced by U.S. President Donald Trump in 2017, those mechanisms are still in force. He noted that this issue of Medicc Review explains why what has been achieved so far should be protected.

Promoting Scientific Cooperation in Times of Diplomatic Challenges:

Sustained Partnership between the Cuban Academy of Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and U.S. and Cuban Scientists Forge Collaboration on Arbovirus Research are some of the articles in the quarterly journal. Another article is entitled Case Study in International Cooperation: Cuba’s Molecular Immunology Center and Roswell Park Cancer Institute, while one of the materials deals about Prospects for U.S.-Cuba Cooperation in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Liver Transplantation.

Medicc Review: International Journal of Cuban Health & Medicine is published by the U.S. organization Cooperation in Medical Education with Cuba, founded in 1997 to strengthen ties between the two countries and the world medical communities in order to improve results in the sector.

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