Order of Carlos J. Finlay
CUB021 Orden Carlos J. Finlay
- Order was instituted by Decree No.77 of 21 January 1928. Ratified, with new design, by Decree-Law No.30 of 10 December 1979.
- Order is awarded to Cuban and foreign citizens for extraordinary merits and valuable contributions to the development of the natural or social sciences, scientific or research activities that have contributed exceptionally to the progress of the sciences and for the benefit of humanity, and especially to the preservation and improvement of the health and well-being of the people.
- Carlos Juan Finlay - was a Spanish and Cuban epidemiologist.