Resources on Social Welfare, Education and Public Health in Cuba

Resources on Social Welfare, Education and Public Health in Cuba

Cuba Social Welfare Research Delegation, October 2015

Recommended Articles and Videos

HEALTH CARE

Please refer to the MEDICC resources page for numerous comprehensive articles and accurate statistics on on the Cuban health care system and on health indices in Cuba.

Cuba Trains Former FARC Rebels to Become Doctors

A Look Inside Cuba's Family Clinics
by Bill Frist, Forbes, October 7, 2015

World Health Organization Report on Health Care in Cuba

National Women's Health Network Report on Health Care for Women in Cuba

What Cuba Can Teach us About Building a Culture of Health

Cuban Medics in Haiti Put the World to Shame

Cuba Combatting Depression

EDUCATION

Educational statistics in Cuba, from Wikipedia

SOCIAL WELFARE

National Association of Social Workers Cuba Report 1

Community Oriented Social Work in Cuba by David Strug

Inequities in Health and Community-Oriented Social Work: Lessons from Cuba? by Dave Backwith and Greg Mantle

Cuba Dreaming: On a Park Bench with John Lennon by Donald Bray and Margorie Bray

National Association of Social Workers Delegation Report 2

CUBAN WOMEN

Women in Science and Engineering Fields in Cuba

Talk by Dr. Norma Vasallo, Chair of Women's Studies at the University of Havana, author, and a leading scholar and educator in the fields of social psychology and global feminism. (Issues discussed include: national policies for women, abortion, divorce, progress of Cuban women, current challenges for women, Afro-Cuban women, art, culture and more. Amy Goodman of Democracy Now recorded the session, April 2009.

Video and transcript of Amy Goodman interview of Mariela Castro, director of the Cuban National Center for Sex Education and daughter of Cuban president Raul Castro

Wikipedia on Mariela Castro

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

Environmental Justice in Cuba
by Karen Bell, Critical Social Policy, 2011

RESOURCES ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY POLICY AND PRACTICE IN CUBA

Cuba Social Welfare Research Delegation, Oct-Nov 2015