Health Services in Cienfuegos
The National Health System is based on the principles of socialist public health, by which the right of the population to receive free of charge the services provided by institutions dedicated to both medical and social assistance is recognized and constitutes a of the greatest conquests of the Cuban social model.
Medical services are provided in a phased manner, with three levels of care depending on the degree of complexity of the units that provide it: primary, secondary and tertiary care.
The primary care system supported by services at the secondary and tertiary levels, such as municipal, provincial, national hospitals and research institutes, make up a regional structure that creates an interrelation between them, guaranteeing the resources of the entire system in an optimal way. and rational.
The field of public health in Cienfuegos is a fortress. There are 3 Hospitals, 20 polyclinics and 365 Family offices, a Mining Medical Spa and 6 dental clinics. Currently the province has 2983 doctors, 445 of them work in different communities as comprehensive general doctors, in addition to 616 stomatologists and 3043 nurses.
The economy in Cienfuegos is eminently industrial. 32 large companies reside in the territory. Among the main enclaves are the Carlos Manuel de Céspedes thermoelectric plant, the most efficient in Cuba, with a generation capacity of 316 Megawatt. Also the Carlos Marx Cement Factory, with a capacity of 1,500,000 tons per year, its main productions are clinker and gray cement. To it is added the Camilo Cienfuegos Oil Refinery, among others. For export, 19 items are produced with an approximate value of 215 million pesos. The main products that are exported are sugar, clinker, coffee, tobacco, honey from bees, charcoal and shrimp.
Sports in Cienfuegos
Cienfuegos has more than 300 facilities of different modalities, standing out rowing and boxing. Some of the main venues are the chess academy, the Sports Initiation School (EIDE), the Higher School of Athletic Improvement (ESPA), baseball stadiums, the Fronton, soccer fields, among others. The “5 de Septiembre” Stadium stands out among all, headquarters of the Cienfuegos Baseball team: “Los elefantes”. Nautical sports are the most traditional in Cienfuegos, with rowing and polo being the most outstanding.In 2018, the Water Polo contributed 5 athletes to the Central American games and silver medalists. In the Rowing, the first general place in Cuba was achieved with 13 athletes to the national team and 6 athletes to the Central American Games, contributing 2 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze medals.
Education in Cienfuegos
Education in Cienfuegos enjoys prestige. The quality of the teaching and the multiple centers it holds, place it at the forefront of the sector in the country. The University of Cienfuegos holds important international events such as the "Pablo Freire" of popular education, and others related to local development projects and communication for development. The Carlos Roloff Pre-University Vocational Institute of Exact Sciences (IPVCE) is also a quarry for the training of future professionals. They are joined by Children's Circles, Schools of primary, basic secondary and technical education. Also a Center for autistic children and special education.