Thursday, September 20, 2018

#NotesFromHavana: Healthcare in Cuba: Lessons for South Africa.

#NotesFromHavana: Healthcare in Cuba: Lessons for South Africa.

Floyd Shivambu

In a perspective titled On Revolutionary Medicine, Che Guevara, a Medical Doctor by profession and a revolutionary Internationalist par excellence, said in 1960 that “The work that today is entrusted to the Ministry of Health and similar organizations is to provide public health services for the greatest possible number of persons, institute a program of preventive medicine, and orient the public to the performance of hygienic practices”.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

#NotesFromHavana: Reflections on Cuba’s Revolutionary History and Present.

NOTES FROM HAVANA: CUBA’s REVOLUTIONARY GAINS SHOULD BE SUSTAINED AND PROTECTED

Floyd Shivambu

From the 15th to the 22nd of September 2018, a Parliamentary delegation led by the Speaker of the National Assembly will be in Havana, Cuba to meet with the National Assembly of Cuba, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the more than 700 Medical Students from South Afric who are being trained as Doctors in Cuba.

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