(1898 - 1977)
Abogado y escritor. Brillante intelectual marxista y luchador social. Aportó valiosas obras como poeta, latinoamericanista y martiano. El Consejo Mundial de la Paz le otorgó las Medallas de Plata y de Oro Joliot Curie, en 1959 y 1966, respectivamente.
Biomedical Sciences
1989 | Improvement and automation of the national epidemic surveillance system
Main author: Ramón Martínez Piedra
Summary: It has been perfected and automated the national epidemic surveillance system of communicable diseases, through the development of several subsystems: - System of Direct Information (SID) that registers nationally the incidence of a group of diseases of epidemic importance, and elaborates their more important indicators biannually. - Automated System of Control to International Travelers (SACVI), for the control of Cuban and foreign persons that arrive to the country coming from endemic areas of exotic diseases for Cuba.Automated System of Control to Forest Internationalist Persons of Mayombe Forest (SACIF). - System of Epidemic Automated Surveillance to FAR Demobilized persons (DESMOFAR).- Automated System of Epidemiological Surveillance of Acute Breathing Diseases (SAVE-IRA). - System of Register and Processing of Data of Acute Diarrheic Diseases, Meningoencephalitis, Meningitis, Measles, Rubella, Parotitis and Schistosomiasis. - Informative Systems of Reference National Laboratories: Tuberculosis, Acute Diarrehic Diseases, Malaria. The structure of this national system allows knowing at the appropriate time the epidemiological situation of important communicable diseases, contributes avoiding the introduction of exotic diseases to the country and allows evaluating the measures of eradication or control. PERFORMERS: Institute of Tropical Medicine "Pedro Kourí"