The Cuban company Herber Biotec S.A., which commercializes biotechnological and pharmaceutical products, received the 2000 ISO 9001 quality standard certificate.
The certificate was granted by the National Standardization Office, as a result of joint work with experts from Bureau Veritas Quality International.
Herber Biotec S.A. exports pharmaceutical products obtained by using genetic engineering techniques and chemical synthesis, in addition to human placenta byproducts and generic drugs.
The company also provides services, including technological transference and research and development projects.
Among the leading products that Cuba exports to more than 50 countries are the recombinant vaccines against hepatitis B and the Haemophilus influenzae type B, and the tetravalent vaccine against diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus and hepatitis B.
Moreover, the company exports drugs to treat AIDS/HIV patients, as well as the Alpha 2b human recombinant interferon, which has an antiviral effect, and the Transference Factor, which boosts the body’s immune response.