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U.S. blockade of Cuba puts children at risk

Although Cuba's socialist society guarantees all Cubans free high quality health care, Cubans unnecessarily suffer due to the U.S. blockade that prevents medical equipment and supplies from reaching them.


Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement: Potential damage to global public health

"If the door starts to close on generic production of antiretrovirals, any hope of ending the global AIDS epidemic in our lifetime will quickly evaporate."


South Africa hits “genocidal” plan of pharmaceutical industry

South Africa is working to create its own generic pharmaceuticals industry. Its success  depends on being able to be independent of big pharma companies. 


Cuban-trained American doctor helps save lives in Haiti

Raising the dead with dopamine: An American doctor, graduate of Cuba's Latin American School of Medicine, devotes his residency to healing the people of Haiti.


Best things in life are free: studying medicine in Cuba

Who would have ever believed that one of the best medical programs in the world is free, in a third world country and primarily filled with people of color?