Durante Coronvrius: Cuba al rescate, pero no se lo digas al pueblo estadounidense

Los fanáticos anticubanos en la administración Trump han estado incitando a los médicos cubanos que trabajan en el extranjero a desertar, pagando a los periodistas para que escriban historias negativas, imponiendo sanciones a los cubanos a cargo del programa y países con armas fuertes para expulsar a los médicos cubanos.

While Bernie Sanders paid a political price for uttering something positive about Cuba’s literacy program, the current pandemic has shown the whole world the heroic side of Cuba’s health care system. I saw this heroism firsthand when I worked with Cuban doctors in poor, remote villages in Africa. It was the 1970s and I was a young woman employed

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Conozca a los estadounidenses que estudian medicina en la moneda del gobierno cubano

El gobierno cubano ha estado pagando a los estadounidenses a través de un programa poco conocido de décadas para estudiar medicina con el fin de regresar a los Estados Unidos y servir a comunidades desfavorecidas.

Cuba medical school Feature photo

It’s a medical school like no other: the largest of its kind in the world. The Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) in Havana, Cuba hosts students from well over 100 countries and every year, dozens of American students are paid to go there to train as doctors. Paid, that is, by the Cuban government on the proviso that they return to the U.S.

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Imágenes de médicos cubanos que ayudan a Italia a volverse viral, revelan narrativa mediática

Los videos de médicos cubanos que se ofrecen como voluntarios para viajar al otro lado del mundo para ponerse en peligro mortal por el bien de las personas que nunca han conocido conmovieron incluso a los observadores más cínicos.

Cuba Coronavirus Feature photo

Only one week ago Joe Biden was excoriating Bernie Sanders for his praise of Cuba’s medical system. “These are flat-out dictators, period, and they should be called for it, straight-up,” the former vice-president stated during the Democratic debate in Miami. But as the world applauded 140 Cuban medical personnel arriving in Northern Italy last

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El nuevo gobierno de derecha de Bolivia intensifica la represión contra periodistas y médicos

La administración respaldada por Estados Unidos de Jeanine Añez está arrestando a destacados miembros de la prensa e incluso médicos en lo que llama un "desmantelamiento del aparato de propaganda del régimen dictatorial de Evo Morales".

Mirtha Sanjinez Bolivia

The U.S.-backed right-wing coup government of Jeanine Añez continues its moves against media and other dissenting voices. The latest victim of the crackdown was Marcelo Hurtado, president of the ATB media network. Hurtado was paraded before cameras; handcuffed and forced to wear a vest labeled “arrested.” He was flanked by two black clad, masked

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Study: Docs Who Get Company Cash Prescribe More Brand-Name Meds

The more money doctors receive from drug and medical device companies, the more brand-name drugs they tend to prescribe, a new ProPublica analysis shows. Even a meal can make a difference.

Prescription drugs line a cabinet in this March 25, 2011 photo. (Photo by Eric Hunsaker via Flikr)

Doctors have long disputed that the payments they receive from pharmaceutical companies have any relationship to how they prescribe drugs. There’s been little evidence to settle the matter — until now. A ProPublica analysis has found for the first time that doctors who receive payments from the medical industry do indeed tend to prescribe

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Drug War Fail: Doctors Now Creating More Heroin Addicts than Drug Dealers

The number of people reporting heroin use nearly doubled, from 161,000 in 2007 to 289,000 in 2013. The number of arrests for heroin doubled from 2007 to 2014.

OxyContin pills are arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013. (ANTIMEDIA) A recently released Drug Enforcement Administration report reveals not only that heroin use has exploded, but that 4 out of 5 new users have previously abused prescription drugs. The details of the analysis, titled the “National

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