A Developmental Analysis of Cuba's Health Care System since 1959

A Developmental Analysis of Cuba's Health Care System since 1959

by Theodore H. MacDonald
     
 

ISBN-10: 0773480498

ISBN-13: 9780773480490

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Mellen, Edwin Press, The

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773480490
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Series:
Studies in Health and Human Services
Pages:
404

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Why this book had to be written
A Foreword - For Whom the Bell Tolls
Ch. 1Cuba - A Medical Paradox1
Ch. 2The Political/Philosophical Context21
Ch. 3From Social Chaos to Health for all37
Ch. 4Poor and Rich in Pre-Revolutionary Cuba67
Ch. 5The Educational, Social and Political Context77
Ch. 6Strategies Employed in Making Reforms99
Ch. 7The Role of the Cuban Federation of Women119
Ch. 8Developments in Public Health from 1976-1981135
Ch. 9The Cuban Health Scene 1981 to the Present151
Ch. 10How Cuba deals with HIV+/AIDS165
Ch. 11The Family Doctor Programme175
Ch. 12High Technology in Cuban medicine195
Ch. 13A Medical Volunteer's Account209
Ch. 14Cuban Medicine in the Teeth of the Blockade227
Ch. 15Health Care for the Nation's People237
Ch. 16The Medical View of Cuba from America255
AppDemographic Data 1990305
Bibliography355
Index359

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