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Díaz-Canel at OIT Summit: Nothing is more valuable in the Cuban Revolution than a person’s life


Statement by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, during Global Leaders Day of the International Labor Organization’s Summit on COVID-19 and the world of work.

Mr. Director General;

Excellences, Heads of State and Government;

I feel honored to bring to this virtual Summit the voice of Cuba, a small developing country, where workers in power struggle on a daily basis to achieve all justice, which were the dream and a commitment of the founding fathers of our nation.

Letter from the President of the Republic of Cuba, to the Secretary General of the United Nations

President of Cuba

The President of the Republic of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermudez sent a letter to Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter, the organization's founding treaty.

Havana, June 26, 2020
Year 62 of the Revolution

Your Excellency Mr. Antonio Gutérres
United Nations Secretary-General New York

Your Excellency:

Cuban Hospital designated for maternity cases with COVID-19

Cuban Hospital

The Peninsula, June 7, 2020. -  Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has implemented several measures to protect pregnant women and new born babies from COVID-19. It has designated Cuban Hospital as a dedicated facility for COVID-19 affected mothers to deliver babies, said Dr. Mai Abdulla Al Qubaisi, Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Women’s Wellness and Research Center (WWRC). All pregnant women going for labour at HMC hospitals are tested for the virus, she added.