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The Cuba-Venezuela Medical Partnership: The Castro-Chávez Dream Lives On

John M. Kirk

in Healthcare Without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061054
eISBN:
9780813051338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061054.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Cuba’s largest trading partner and closest ally is Venezuela. When Venezuelan physicians refused to work in the barrios of Caracas, the mayor approached Cuban family doctors, and soon there were ... More


Building Healthy Societies: From Ideas to Action

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter examines how and under what conditions the goals of building healthy and just societies may be realized. It contrasts selective and disease-control approaches pursued by major global ... More


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