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Belarus, Cuba sign cooperation agreement in medical education

MINSK, 24th November, 2022 (WAM) -- The Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (BelMAPO) and the University of Medical Sciences of Havana signed a cooperation agreement during the working visit of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry delegation to Cuba, BelTA learned from the Healthcare Ministry.

The agreement was signed by the heads of the two educational institutions. The document formalised preliminary arrangements on the exchange of students and the faculty.

During the visit to Cuba, the Belarusian delegation met with senior officials of the Ministry of Public Health and the Health Commission of the National Assembly of People’s Power of the Republic of Cuba.

In addition, the Belarusian delegation visited the immunology research centre of Cuba and agreed on cooperation in prenatal diagnosis, neonatal screening, cancer and diabetes studies.

While visiting the Centre of Molecular Immunology of Cuba, the BelMAPO representatives agreed on launching joint projects in the field of neurological diseases, ophthalmology, and treatment of burns using stem cell technologies.

Esraa Esmail