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Cuba's international cooperative efforts in health

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 14 September 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:603
  1. Pol De Vos, researcher (,
  2. Patrick Van der Stuyft, researcher2
  1. 2 Public Health Department, Institute of Tropical Medicine, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium

    EDITOR—In her news item Carillo de Albornoz gives the stage to two Cuban doctors who “defected.”1 Both are critical of Cuba's national health system and international cooperation, in sharp contrast to the representatives of academia, the World Health Organization, and non-governmental organisations interviewed.

    Longstanding collaboration with Cuban research institutes makes us privileged witnesses to …

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