Santiago de Cuba.— For dedicating more than 20 years to the pharmaceutical sector and contributing with their contributions to the development of science, workers and institutions of this service in Santiago de Cuba were recognized the day before.
As Yanelis Jackson, responsible for Medicines in the pharmacy of the Gustavo Machín Psychiatric Hospital, told the Cuban News Agency, the department’s award rewards achievements such as treating patients with natural substances and participating in the Pharmacotherapeutic Committee.
He appreciated the joint work of the specialists and the support of the institution’s directors, in order to guarantee the insertion of professionals in the basic assistance teams.
Yelaine Guerra, director of the Wholesale Medicines Base Business Unit in this city, highlighted the uninterrupted distribution of drugs and reagents in rural and urban areas of the territory, despite the energy contingency faced.
He ratified the commitment of the center’s 170 workers to the quality of the service provided, in order to facilitate access to the basic list of products aimed at improving health.
According to Adrián Guerra, administrator of the Martí Local Production Center, of the main municipality, this year the manufacturing of more than 10 thousand bottles of sodium hypochlorite per month stands out, in order to supply hospital and community pharmaceutical units.
Orlando Caraballo, from the same institution in Palma Soriano, highlighted the linkage with the agricultural sector to produce tinctures and syrups, an agreement conducive to promoting Natural and Traditional Medicine in the demarcation.
The event is part of the celebrations for the National Day of the Pharmaceutical Worker, to be celebrated on November 22 in honor of the birth of the revolutionary fighter Antonio Guiteras, a prominent specialist in the field.