Taking into account the epidemiological situation existing in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, due to the expansion of #COVID 19 and as a contribution to the efforts that are being made in the country and in the world to limit its spread, the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba to the Kingdom of the Netherlands, notifies to the public with immediate effect as of March 13, 2020, the following:
1. All consular services in-person are suspended at the Rotterdam Consulate General.
Leiden, February 20, 2020. At the headquarters of the prestigious Faculty of Medicine of the University of Leiden / LUMC) in the Netherlands, was held a nationwide scientific event that brought together Dutch specialists on the theme “Care of elderly people in Cuba” as a result of a similar event held at the Havana School of Medicine, Victoria de Girón, last January, in which experts from different fields of knowledge and medical fields of both countries evaluated the experiences and best practices in the care of this sector of population.
The Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) convened on February 3 the campaign "60 years embracing friendship", to fulfill in this 2020 its six decades founded by Commander in Chief Fidel Castro.
We Cubans feel proud of having an institution like ICAP, which has defended so many just causes of other friends in the world in these 60 years, an institution that has been heiress and protagonist of the international solidarity with Cuba.
The Hague, January 17, 2020. The Cuban Mission in the Kingdom of the Netherlands hosted this afternoon a group of students and professors from the Medical School of Leiden University (LUMC), who visited Cuba last October as part of the Global Health Cuba program, which is held in our country every year.
Cuban reality in 61 years of Revolution
The results of the Cuban health care system in the 61 years of Revolution are a reason of pride and renewed commitment.
As of year-end 2019, the following data illustrate why in Cuba Health is a human right conquered and ensured despite of the enormous adversities of the inhuman Blockade imposed by the United States: