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„What Cuba can teach us about global health equity“.
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Join our next live online meeting on Monday 22 June at 6.30pm and hear experts from the US, Canada and Britain discuss what Cuba can teach us
about global health equity.
Register here: https://bit.ly/CubaCovidZoom2 
We have an exciting line up of international speakers for our next event: What we learnt from Cuba – leading the fight for global health equity.
Guests include doctors who have trained in Cuba, journalists, academics and activists with a wealth of experience and on the ground knowledge of
Cuba’s health system and international medical aid programmes. They will compare Cuba’s response to Covid-19 in the context of the
island’s commitment to public health care, preventative medicine and international humanitarianism.
Register for free today and submit your questions in advance here
Gail Walker, Executive Director IFCO/Pastors for Peace (USA)
The IFCO has facilitated medical scholarship placements for US students at Havana’s Latin American Medical School since 2001. Gail will
discuss the history and legacy of this work, the difference in medical training between Cuba and the US, and reflect ten years of US students
graduating from ELAM and returning to their communities in the US.
Gail Reed, founder of Medical Educational Cooperation with Cuba, (MEDDIC), and Executive Editor, MEDICC Review (USA)
As co-producer of the award-winning documentary on Cuba’s quest for global health ¡Salud!, Gail has a wealth of experience of Cuba’s
health service and has facilitated exchanges between US and Cuban physicians for many years. She will compare health equity in Cuba and
the US, both nations’ responses to the pandemic, as well as giving a personal overview of MEDDIC’s exchanges and lessons from Cuba over the
Professor John Kirk, Department of Spanish & Latin American Studies, Dalhousie University (Canada)
John has written and edited numerous books on Cuban international relations, history culture and medicine, including Healthcare Without
Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism. He will reflect on Cuba’s response to Covid-19 at home and globally in context of the
island’s long tradition of medical internationalism and the latest work of the Henry Reeve Brigade.
Lara McNeill, junior doctor and Labour NEC Youth Rep (UK) Lara recently graduated with a medical degree in Britain. As part of her
training she spent two months on a medical elective work placement in Havana just before the island closed its borders due to COVID-19.
Latin America Medical School (ELAM) graduate from the United States (details tbc)
Thank you for your support, take care, and we look forward to seeing you on Monday.
The Cuba Solidarity Campaign team
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