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Cuban medical cooperation in Haiti: one of the world's best-kept secrets.

  title={Cuban medical cooperation in Haiti: one of the world's best-kept secrets.},
  author={Emily J. Kirk and John M. Kirk},
  journal={Cuban studies},
This article analyzes Cuba's medical role in Haiti since Hurricane Georges in 1998, with particular emphasis on the Cuban government's response to the 2010 earthquake. The article examines two central themes. First, it assesses the enormous impact on public health that Cuba has made since 1998, and second, it provides a comparative analysis of Cuba's medical role since the earthquake. 

Why Does Cuba ‘Care’ So Much? Understanding the Epistemology of Solidarity in Global Health Outreach

Cuba currently has more than 38,000 health workers providing emergency relief, long-term community-based care and medical education to some of the most vulnerable communities in the world. This

Alternatives–Pitfalls of polarized internationalism: protest against Cuban medical solidarity

Abstract Since 1960, the Cuban government has been providing health care internationalism programmes throughout the globe. Despite the now overwhelming international recognition for Cuba’s medical

From Haiti to Cuba and Back: Haitians' Experiences of Migration, Labor, and Return, 1900-1940

This dissertation is a social history of the approximately 200,000 individuals who migrated seasonally between their homes in rural Haiti and the eastern regions of Cuba during the height of the

Beyond Good Intentions: The Structural Limitations of NGOs in Haiti

The catastrophic earthquake which devastated Haiti on 12 January 2010 revealed the deep socio-economic divides which plague the nation. The vivid scenes of trauma led to a massive influx of

Hard Currency, Solidarity, and Soft Power: The Motives, Implications, and Lessons of Cuban Health Internationalism

  • R. BaggottGeorge Lambie
  • Political Science
    International journal of health services : planning, administration, evaluation
  • 2019
It is noted that Cuba has been ahead of the game in integrating foreign policy and health policy and that its experience may hold lessons for other countries seeking to develop global health strategies.

How are healthcare provider systems preparing for health emergency situations?

This study presents a qualitative analysis of published literature, obtained systematically, to examine approaches health providers are taking to prepare for and respond to mass casualty incidents around the globe.

Solidarity forever? ABC, ALBA and South–South Cooperation in Haiti

The growing influence of the global South in international affairs has prompted a passionate discussion about the role of South–South cooperation (SSC). SSC is sometimes uncritically portrayed as a