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The Cuban hustle: Doctors drive cabs and work abroad to make up for meager pay By ROB WATERS FEBRUARY 8, 2017 HAVANA — He knew as a child that he wanted to be a doctor, like his father. He went to medical school, became a general surgeon and ultimately a heart specialist. He practiced at […] Continue reading
Tampa nonprofit can again perform hip, knee surgeries in Cuba Updated: October 4, 2015 at 06:16 AM TAMPA — The United States’ five-decade-long policy of isolating Cuba was meant to economically cripple its Communist government. Instead, some in the medical profession say, it played a role in crippling the bodies of some with debilitating hip […] Continue reading
October 29, 2014 2:24 pm Medical mission against Ebola brings pride and fear to Cuba Marc Frank in Havana Ebola provokes panic in most countries and Cuba, it seems, is little different – despite Havana’s widely-applauded move to fight the disease by dispatching doctors to Africa, an initiative-cum-public relations coup that may help ease the […] Continue reading