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A never before seen inside look into Cuba's medical scholarship program. Support the students: https://fs24.formsite.com/IFCO7120/form4/index.html?1466451287589 Site: http://communitydoctorsfilm.com Synopsis: Although it is a resource-poor country Cuba has developed a highly effective medical system. Their health outcomes are on par with those of the United States. Cuba has provided thousands of doctors to work in medically underserved areas in countries around the world to restore those communities from the impact of natural disasters, epidemics and the widespread lack of medical care. In 1999 Cuba opened the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) to give medical scholarships to the brightest from poor areas around the world so that they may become doctors that will eventually retur...
BTS producer, Cody Snell, speaks with students at the Latin American School of Medicine, an international medical school set up by the Cuban government that provides free tuition to low income individuals that want to become doctors. LIKE Abby Martin @ https://www.facebook.com/JournalistAbbyMartin FOLLOW CodySnell @ http://twitter.com/CodySnell
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Cuba is known for its health care system and medical training all around the world. Here are some of the top medical innovations you need to know about, that have been developed under the Cuban revolution. https://videosenglish.telesurtv.net/video/674227/cubas-top-medical-innovations/
A quick overview of an amazing health system that prioritizes people over profits.
Since the 90's, Cubans have enjoyed the benefits of traditional Chinese medicine and therapy. As part of a comprehensive program involving clinics and government agencies, traditional Chinese medicine and therapy are used to treat ailments and improve health conditions.
Back to one of our leading stories, our SABC News team caught up with South African medical students in Cuba to talk about their adoptive country and what they have learnt in their home away from home. One such person is 5th year medical student Rantshebo Thoabala from the Free State. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news
During more than fifty years of isolation, Cuba has had one major tool of diplomacy - its doctors. More than fifty-thousand health care workers have been sent to sixty-five countries. But as Kil-Minnie Do-Cart reports, warming relations with the U-S could threaten Cuba's international medical contributions.
A promising lung cancer treatment from Cuba is getting attention from U.S. patients, some of whom are already traveling there to try the drug in hopes of stopping their cancer from growing. American doctors can't prescribe CIMAvax because the Food and Drug Administration won’t approve it until U.S. clinical trials can prove its effectiveness. Special correspondent Amy Guttman reports.
"When New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) headed to Havana on a historic trade mission in April, he returned with the promise of an important commodity: a Cuban-developed lung cancer vaccine. The vaccine, called CimaVax, has been researched in Cuba for 25 years and became available for free to the Cuban public in 2011. The country's Center for Molecular Immunology signed an agreement last month with Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, New York to import CimaVax and begin clinical trials in the United States. "We’re still at the very early stages of assessing the promise of this vaccine, but the evidence so far from clinical trials in Cuba and Europe has been striking," Dr. Kelvin Lee, Jacobs Family Chair in Immunology and co-leader of the Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy Program a...
Videotape uploaded By Kenny Snodgrass, Activist, Author of From Victimization To Empowerment... www.trafford.com/07-0913 * Cuba's Free Medical School Program, Want to Be A Doctor? Cuba's Latin American School of Medicine (LASM). A few years ago member of the USA Congressional Black Caucus visited Cuba and noted the small amount number of doctor available in Black and poor areas in American. When Rep. Bennie Thompson said his Mississippi district needed doctors, then President Fidel Castro announced scholarships for youth from under-served communities in the U.S. It was later decided that people should apply through IFCO/Pastors for Peace. ( ) Currently 146 U.S. students study at LASM with full scholarships, including 16 in the their new class. Forty seven students have now graduated ...
Big problems need big solutions, sparked by big ideas, imagination and audacity. In this talk, journalist Gail Reed profiles one big solution worth noting: Havana’s Latin American Medical School, which trains global physicians to serve the local communities that need them most. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED...
tymeka and kameisha interview some of the medical students fromcuba,while we were in New Mexico.
Cuba saw a record number of visitors this year. The island nation has long capitalized on its sun, sea and salsa, but now it's marketing a new attraction: health tourism.The majority of patients come from Venezuela right now, and it's paid for by the government in Caracas. But Cuba is looking to diversify. Cuba is now looking to the United States. With the high cost of health care there, the U.S. is seen as a potential market. Especially now that the two countries have restored diplomatic relations. CCTV Americas's Michael Voss reports.
November 26 - Another group of 300 South African medical students are heading to Cuba to be trained as doctors. They are mostly from impoverished rural areas in KwaZulu-Natal. It is expected that once they graduate, they'll return to take up posts in rural hospitals
The Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) trains doctors for free from working class backgrounds from Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and North America. ELAM gives the opportunity to those usually excluded from the medical profession, by providing the education, accommodation and resources all needed to become a doctor or healthcare specialist. This documentary, made by http://medialibrecine.over-blog.com/, interviews a range of students training at ELAM. Documentary in Français, Español, English Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General has previously called ELAM “the most advanced medical school in the world.” He praised Cuba for what it called “genius for world health contributions, and being at the forefront of South-South cooperation.” He added: “I could see in various co...