The small island nation of Cuba has not only produced excellent health results in a low income country, but has contributed tens of thousands of health workers internationally and has trained over 15,000 medical students from low and middle income countries for areas where they are needed.
This session will explore what we can learn from this example – and how we can apply such lessons.
Discussion of implications for Haiti led by...
- Maureen Mayhew, physician who has worked in international health aid projects for Doctors Without Borders and US AID
- Jerry Spiegel, health system researcher working in Cuba for 15 years.
Please download the poster here, or watch the film trailer here.
Click here to view Jerry Spiegel's article Integrating Health and Human Security into Foreign Policy: Cuba's Surprising Success.
Sponsored by the Liu Institute for Global Issues, School of Population and Public Health, Centre for International Health, Global Health Research Program