"No one left abandoned": Cuba's national health system since the 1959 revolution.

@article{DeVos2005NoOL,
  title={"No one left abandoned": Cuba's national health system since the 1959 revolution.},
  author={Pol De Vos},
  journal={International journal of health services : planning, administration, evaluation},
  year={2005},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={
          189-207
        }
}
  • P. De Vos
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • International journal of health services : planning, administration, evaluation
In spite of the economic hardships during the 1990s, Cuba has achieved health indicators that are among the best in the world. This article describes the development of the Cuban health system over more than four decades and analyzes its dynamics. Four stages can be identified. The system's foundations were laid during the first post-revolutionary decade (1959--1970) and consolidated during the succeeding decade (1970--1979). In the third stage, from 1980 onward, the system reached its full… Expand

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