Effect of the U.S. Embargo and Economic Decline on Health in Cuba

  title={Effect of the U.S. Embargo and Economic Decline on Health in Cuba},
  author={M. Barry},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  • M. Barry
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
In early 1999, I had the opportunity to travel to Havana, Cuba, as a member of a working group for the Social Science Research Council (SSRC). The purpose of the visit was to review proposals for funding of collaborative projects in the social and natural sciences that would involve exchange between the United States and Cuba. My last trip to Cuba had been 15 years before, as a guest lecturer at the Instituto Pedro Kouri. During my current visit, I was struck by the profound changes that have… Expand
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