By Angelo Baracca,Rosella Franconi

The current book introduces an unique (new) standpoint on Cuba. This e-book revisits Cuba's selection, after the 1959 revolution, to enhance a sophisticated healthcare and clinical approach. It additionally introduces new points of the matter development/underdevelopment. From the beginning, each attempt of the Cuban management and clinical neighborhood used to be pushed through the first function of assembly the country’s uncomplicated fiscal and social wishes. speedy key measures taken after the revolution integrated loose schooling as much as  better degrees and unfastened future health companies. in just a few a long time 3rd international ailments have been defeated and a primary international overall healthiness profile was once completed. within the sciences, aid and collaboration was once sought and welcomed from either Soviet and western nations. additionally, because of the backward place of the Soviet Union in genetics and molecular biology, within the early Nineteen Seventies Cuban scientists have been expert in those fields customarily via Italian biologists. within the following decade, at the beginning hoping on contacts with American and Finnish experts, Cuban biologists and physicians outfitted a wide business biotechnology advanced to provide and commercialize Cuban-made, and infrequently invented, drugs and vaccines.

In the early Nineties the surprising cave in of the Soviet Union and the socialist industry created an exceptional problem. but Cuba’s clinical process considerably resiled, regardless of unavoidable setbacks. This situation used to be confronted by way of confirming and reinforcing executive help for biotechnology, with the end result that this day Cuba excels at an international point within the ordinary capital-intensive box of biotechnology.

While this publication is principally dedicated to historians of technology and know-how and to biotechnologists, it is of curiosity to the overall public.


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