02555nam 2200589 450 991054063600332120200520144314.00-7391-7604-8(CKB)2550000001349211(EBL)1775987(SSID)ssj0001332684(PQKBManifestationID)12532224(PQKBTitleCode)TC0001332684(PQKBWorkID)11375860(PQKB)11742658(MiAaPQ)EBC1775987(Au-PeEL)EBL1775987(CaPaEBR)ebr10924237(CaONFJC)MIL640578(OCoLC)890010802(EXLCZ)99255000000134921120140913h20142014 uy 0engur|n|---|||||txtccrCuban health car Utopian dreams, fragile future /Mary Helen Spooner and Steven UllmannLanham, Maryland :Lexington Books,2014.©20141 online resource (153 pages)Description based upon print version of record.0-7391-7603-X 1-322-09327-X Includes bibliographical references and index.Contents; Introduction; Chapter One: Medical Histories; Chapter Two: Infrastructure and Shortages; Chapter Three: Women and Children; Chapter Four: Aging and Youth: A Cuban Dilemma; Chapter Five: Cuban Medical Training; Chapter Six: Research and Pharmaceuticals: "Necessity is the Mother of Invention"; Chapter Seven: Medical Diplomacy, Medical Services; Conclusions: Facing the Future; Appendix 1: Cuban Doctors' Open Letter to Raul Castro, Which Began Circulating in September 2012; Appendix 2: A Cuban Medical Timeline; Selected Bibliography; Index.Cuba's health care system has been the subject of much attention and debate while revealing jarring contrasts: hospitals lack supplies while Cuba's overseas medical missions generate good will towards the Castro government. As officials make cutbacks amid reported outbreaks of infectious diseases, what does the future hold for Cuban health care?Medical careCubaCommunismCubaElectronic books.Medical careCommunism254Spooner Mary Helen994769Spooner Mary HelenMiAaPQMiAaPQMiAaPQBOOK9910540636003321Cuban health car2664829UNINA