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Cuban health car : Utopian dreams, fragile future / / Mary Helen Spooner and Steven Ullmann



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Autore: Spooner Mary Helen Visualizza persona
Titolo: Cuban health car : Utopian dreams, fragile future / / Mary Helen Spooner and Steven Ullmann Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Lanham, Maryland : , : Lexington Books, , 2014
©2014
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (153 pages)
Disciplina: 254
Soggetto topico: Medical care - Cuba
Communism - Cuba
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Persona (resp. second.): SpoonerMary Helen
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Nota di contenuto: 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.
Sommario/riassunto: 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?
Titolo autorizzato: Cuban health car  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 0-7391-7604-8
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910540636003321
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