December 1, 2004 - Volume 6 No. 3

Medical Events in Cuba

Havana will host scores of important medical conferences in the first half of 2005 including Nephrology 2005 and Hematology Havana 2005; visit MEDICC Review’s Announcements section to start


Equity in Public Health:
A Challenge for Disaster Managers

When disaster strikes, the most disadvantaged experience the greatest threats to health and well-being, highlighting health inequities. This article proposes some solutions.


Cuban Medical Teams
in Global Disaster Relief

Cuba has been donating disaster relief since 1960, when medical teams rushed to aid Chilean earthquake victims. The Cuban disaster aid program has grown since then; read about it here.

Editor: Gail A. Reed, MS - Associate Editors: Michele Frank, MD; Conner Gorry
Contributing Editors: Diane Appelbaum, RN, FNP, MS; Debra Evenson, JSD
Reporters/Writers: Gail Reed, Michele Frank, Julián Torres, Conner Gorry - Copy Editor: Anna Kovac
Translation/Transcription: Sergio Font - Distribution: Ramón Rodriguez - Design: Lithium.Design Studio

Published monthly by MEDICC, Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba.
Open access, freely available online: reproduction authorized with appropriate citation. ISSN 1527-3172