Last edited by Branos
Thursday, July 30, 2020 | History

5 edition of Community health care in Cuba found in the catalog.

Community health care in Cuba

Community health care in Cuba

an enduring model

  • 280 Want to read
  • 0 Currently reading

Published by Lyceum Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community health services -- Cuba

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Susan Mason, David Strug, Joan Beder.
    ContributionsMason, Susan Elizabeth., Strug, David L., Beder, Joan, 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA456.C7 C66 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23080816M
    ISBN 109781933478722
    LC Control Number2009005099

    Health care should be managed and provided by the state; Integration of prevention and treatment; The public is responsible for participating in the development and functioning of the health system; Health care should be integrated with the economic and social development; The health system should cooperate in global health activities; Cuba’s. L ong perceived and touted as a positive result of the Cuban Revolution which left Fidel Castro in power in , health care in Cuba is complex. A good model in theory, Steven G. Ullmann says, but, in practice, one that is lacking. Ullmann, an expert in health care management and policy at the University of Miami, and coauthor with journalist Mary Helen Spooner of Cuban Health .

      As for health care and education, Cuba was already near the top of the heap before the revolution. Cuba’s low infant mortality rate is . In total, Cuba tau Africans, 66, Latin Americans, and Caribbeans how to treat Ebola without being infected. It was the first time that many had heard of Cuba’s emergency response teams. The Ebola experience is one of many covered in John Kirk’s new book Health Care without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism.

      Cuba has a long-standing history of international volunteerism and medical diplomacy, via its “ejército de batas blancas” (army of white coats). Cuba health care workers deployed.   Cuba dedicates % of its GDP to health; the UK %. Some, however, argue that the success of Cuba’s social care owes as much to politics and pragmatism as to equality and governmental.


Share this book
You might also like
absorption spectra of solutions as affected by temperature and by dilution

absorption spectra of solutions as affected by temperature and by dilution

The conduct of life

The conduct of life

Tinker Wants to Know (Cherubs)

Tinker Wants to Know (Cherubs)

Ontario Long-Term Care Act, 1994

Ontario Long-Term Care Act, 1994

High-rise, high-density

High-rise, high-density

Nineteenth European Conference on Visual Perception, Strasbourg, France, 9-13 September 1996

Nineteenth European Conference on Visual Perception, Strasbourg, France, 9-13 September 1996

Pocket guide to Iceland.

Pocket guide to Iceland.

Japan at play

Japan at play

The Age of Faith Part 2 of 3

The Age of Faith Part 2 of 3

Disoriental

Disoriental

Bodenhams Belvedére, or, The garden of the mvses

Bodenhams Belvedére, or, The garden of the mvses

Laura E. Davenport.

Laura E. Davenport.

Maximum Minimum Wage

Maximum Minimum Wage

Pueblos, presidios, and missions

Pueblos, presidios, and missions

Managing dangerous people with severe personality disorder

Managing dangerous people with severe personality disorder

Another Tomorrow

Another Tomorrow

Limbo

Limbo

Fourteen years on, still more to be done

Fourteen years on, still more to be done

Community health care in Cuba Download PDF EPUB FB2

Community Health Care in Cuba examines this closely integrated system in which community representatives, nurses, doctors, social workers, and other health care specialists work together to meet the health care needs of all Cuba's citizens.

The collection features a first-hand look into the country's highly successful, integrated, and Authors: David L. Strug, Susan E. Mason. Community Health Care in Cuba - Edited by Susan E. Mason, David L. Strug and Joan Beder. CARE began its work in Cuba in Based on our more than 15 years of experience in Cuba, we believe that we can contribute to the development of vulnerable areas and offer capacity, support and expertise as the country updates its social and economic models.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Primary Health Care in Cuba examines the highly successful model of primary health care in Cuba following the Cuban Revolution. This model, developed during a time of dramatic social and political change, created a preventive care system to Cited by: Day 5 – Tuesday: Exploring Cuba and Making New Friends.

Breakfast in hotel; am – am – Facilitated discussion on self-reflection, learning experiences while in Cuba, potential impact on quality of care in Cuba, Cuba’s healthcare systems, health policies, and Community health care in Cuba book say farewell to our Cuban hosts and physicians.

Lunch on your own. Pundits have been discussing the merits (or not) of Fidel Castro’s legacy as his body lies in state. The Cuban healthcare system is often stated as one of El Commandante’s greatest : Rich Warner.

On September 27thDr. Joan Beder, Dr. Susan Mason, and Joyce Wong, CSW spoke at Social Medicine Rounds on Community Health Care in Cuba. Drs. Beder and Mason have recently published a book of the same title which we have reviewed on the Portal (see: New Book on the Cuban Health Care System).

Breast [ ]. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Community Health Care in Cuba (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Community Healthcare Services in Cuba Cuba’s Contribution to the World. Introduction This article first introduces the community health care network of Cuba, mainly focusing on the three-level setup of the Cuban community healthcare system: File Size: KB.

Susan E. Mason, David L. Strug, Joan Beder, eds. Community Health Care in Cuba (Chicago: Lyceum Books, ). For anyone who wants to learn the ABCs of the Cuban health system, this is the book.

The six sections divide into: a history and an overview of the current healthcare system; treatment of specific diseases such as breast cancer, HIV/AIDS.

Cuba Family Health Care is a group practice with 1 location. Currently, Cuba Family Health Care specializes in Family Medicine with 2 physicians. Cuba Family Health Care Office Locations.

Cuba is preparing a computerized health register, hospital management system, primary health care, academic affairs, medical genetic projects, neurosciences, and educational software.

The aim is to maintain quality health service free for the Cuban people, increase exchange among experts and boost research-development projects. In Cuba, economic and social rights are valued more highly for society and therefore for the individual.

Thus, an individual's civil and political rights may be limited, but education and health care for each person is guaranteed. Lessons learned. Inevitably, we wondered how much of the Cuban experience could be applied elsewhere. Primary Health Care in Cuba: community with the Health Care System • It is provided as close as possible to the home and workplace • It is the first component of a permanent, health care process.

Page 6 PHC Concepts 3 • PHC is a representation and consequence of theFile Size: 1MB. Venezuela and Cuba are not rich countries yet, and in spite of this, health care reaches the majority of their populations.

They should be considered points of reference for poor countries that want to break with the underdevelopment of health. This book is a rigorous and balanced account of how they did it. We wanted to bring a new book – Community Health Care in Cuba, edited by Susan E. Mason, David L. Strug, and Joan Beder – to the attention of readers of the Social Medicine Portal.

Interest in the Cuban health care model has grown over the years and despite ongoing changes in Cuban society, the pride and satisfaction Cuban citizens take in their health care system suggest that.

The Cuban health system is recognized worldwide for its excellence and its efficiency. Despite extremely limited resources and the dramatic impact caused by the economic sanctions imposed by the United States for more than half a century, Cuba has managed to guarantee access to care for all segments of the population and obtain results similar to those of the most developed.

Cuba's Health Care Policy: Prevention and Active Community Participation Demetrius S. Iatridis In Cuba, health care is considered a human right for all citizens; health care is therefore a national priority. Cuba's health policy emphasizes prevention, primary care, services in the commu nity, and the active participation of citizens.

These. Getting to know Cuba In the last few years, APA has sent three groups of psychologists to Cuba to learn about the prized position psychology holds in the country's integrated health-care system.

With doors to the island nation opening up, American psychologists are eager to absorb even more and build closer relationships. Health in Cuba refers to the overall health of the population of Cuba. There was an overall improvement in Health in Cuba in terms of disease and infant mortality rates after the revolution.

Like the rest of the Cuban economy, Cuban medical care suffered following the end of Soviet subsidies in ; the stepping up of the US embargo against Cuba at this time also had an Adult mortality m/f: /85 (per ).Revolutionary Doctors, a new book by author Steve Brouwer and published by Monthly Review Press, gives readers a first-hand account of Venezuela’s innovative and inspiring program of community health care, designed to serve—and largely carried out by—the poor g on long-term participant observations as well as in-depth research, author .Cuba Health Care: Utopian Dreams, Fragile Future.

62 likes. The Cuban health care system has been the focus of much debate, while revealing jarring contrasts. What does the Followers: