National School of Public Health in Cuba, University of Minnesota Strengthen Partnership

June 8, 2022

The National School of Public Health in Cuba and the University of Minnesota signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen their academic and research partnerships at a virtual ceremony in May.

“It is my honor to represent the University of Minnesota at this historic event,” said Rachel T.A. Croson, University of Minnesota executive vice president and provost. “We are delighted to deepen this relationship with the people of Cuba and the National School of Public Health by signing this memorandum of understanding. We look forward to working collaboratively to discover and disseminate knowledge to benefit the people of Minnesota, Cuba, United States and the world.”

The purpose of the agreement is to establish a collaborative academic relationship between the two institutions to promote joint activities related to disease prevention, health care delivery, training of health professionals, and global and bilateral collaborations in health, epidemiological and medical research. It supports joint conferences, exchange of publications, and bilateral visits by students and faculty.

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Faculty and staff representing the University of Minnesota pictured after the signing of an agreement with the National School of Public Health in Cuba (ENSAP).