Lecture: Cuban Medical Internationalism

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“Cuban Medical Internationalism”

Dr. Aleida Guevara

November 10, 2017, 6pm

Medical Sciences Building, A V Hill Lecture Theatre, University College of London

Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/americas/ia-events/aleida-guevara

Aleida Guevara, Cuban doctor, and daughter of Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara – Cuba sends medical brigades in response to disasters, has established health centres in low-income and remote areas and trains medical practitioners from across the developing world. Dr Guevara, who has participated in international missions in Angola, Ecuador and Nicaragua, will explain the internationalist philosophy that underlies this work, as well as its challenges and achievements.

Dr Guevara’s tour marking 50 years since the death of Che is sponsored by the Cuba Solidarity Campaign.

*****Presentation in Spanish, with consecutive translation in English*****

Attendance is free of charge but registration is required.

Our thanks to Peter Jordens for bringing this item to our attention.

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