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Primary health care in Cuba

the other revolution

by Linda M. Whiteford

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Primary health care,
  • Community health services,
  • Health care reform

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-130) and index.

    StatementLinda M. Whiteford and Laurence G. Branch ; with contributions from Enrique Beldarraín Chapel
    ContributionsBranch, Laurence G.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 138 p. :
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26331948M
    ISBN 100742566358
    ISBN 109780742566354
    OCLC/WorldCa316827726

    What Cuba Can Teach Us About Health Care. which is our primary care system. In Cuba, everyone becomes a primary care doctor. Brandon is currently working on a book about ecological tipping. Primary health care was put forward thirty years ago as a set of values, principles and approaches aimed at raising the level of health in deprived populations. In all countries, it offered a way to improve fairness in access to health care and efficiency in the way resources were used. Cuba's "polyclinics" have helped give Cubans one of.

    Aug 01,  · Despite Cuba’s polarized political climate, the country has developed a rather unique health care system that continues to deliver strong results, even with the challenges it has faced. Ex-president Fidel Castro believed a strong health-care system and biomedical science were “long-term mainstays of the Cuban economy”. Therefore, not only. Feb 25,  · Hirschfeld, Katherine Health, Politics, and Revolution in Cuba Since Transaction Publishers. ISBN ISBN This book an essential and valuable resource for those who wish to study the Cuban health gama-uk.com by:

    May 21,  · Visiting with Cuban health care professionals over the course of eight days, and interviewing American physicians who were trained in Cuba but practice in the U.S., this paper provides an overview of key differences in primary health care in Cuba and primary care practice in the gama-uk.com by: 1. Olean - Adult Medicine & Health Care Provider Get uncommonly excellent care as an adult patient at Universal Primary Care. Make us your primary care provider and start reaping the benefits of having a full team of health care professionals on your side, any time of the day or night.


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Primary Health Care in Cuba: The Other Revolution is a unique contribution to understanding the relationship between the development and provision of primary care in a socio-economic and political context.

While the authors are careful to note that the 'Cuban model is idiosyncratically Cuban,' this historically grounded, in-depth, and broad Cited by: As health care concerns grow in the U.S., medical anthropologist Linda M. Whiteford and social psychologist Larry G.

Branch present their findings on a health care anomaly, from an unlikely source. Primary Health Care in Cuba examines the highly successful model of primary health care in Cuba following the Cuban Revolution. This model, developed during a time of dramatic social and. Jan 01,  · As health care concerns grow in the U.S., medical anthropologist Linda M.

Whiteford and social psychologist Larry G. Branch present their findings on a health care anomaly, from an unlikely source. Primary Health Care in Cuba examines the highly successful model of primary health care in Cuba following the Cuban Revolution/5(10). "Primary Health Care in Cuba examines the highly successful system of primary health care following the Cuban Revolution.

This model, developed during a time of dramatic social and political change, created a preventive care system to better provide equity access to health care. Brand new Book.

As health care concerns grow in the U.S., medical anthropologist Linda M. Whiteford and social psychologist Larry G. Branch present their findings on a health care anomaly, from an unlikely source. Primary Health Care in Cuba examines the highly successful model of primary health care in Cuba following the Cuban Revolution/5(10).

Primary care in Cuba: a public health approach. Swanson KA, Swanson JM, Gill AE, Walter C. Cuba's primary health care model is presented. Unlike ambulatory care services, which are but one component of primary care, Cuba's model is a comprehensive public health approach that meets the World Health Organization's definition of primary gama-uk.com by: 9.

Cuban Medical Literature Origins of Primary Health Care in Cuba. Francisco Rojas Ochoa, MD. ABSTRACT: Examples of what can be called primary care can be found throughout several centuries of health care in Cuba.

However, it was not until the ’s that a nationwide movement emerged to create and develop a subsystem of the National Health System with a clearly defined structure and. Cuba is the second country in the world with such a product, only preceded by France.

Cuba is preparing a computerized health register, hospital management system, primary health care, academic affairs, medical genetic projects, neurosciences, and educational software. Cuba’s Committees for the Defence of the Revolution extended their influence into the realm of primary health care inhelping to bring about change.

Each of the committee members pictured here had responsibility for a list of health activities. Primary Health Care in Cuba examines the highly successful model of primary health care in Cuba following the Cuban Revolution.

This model, developed during a time of dramatic social and political change, created a preventive care system to better provide equity access to health care. Nov 29,  · How Cubans Live as Long as Americans at a Tenth of the Cost In Cuba, health care is protected under the constitution The system requires around twice as many primary-care doctors per.

About Cuba Universal Primary Care Cuba Universal Primary Care is a group practice with 1 location. Currently, Cuba Universal Primary Care specializes in Internal Medicine with 1 physician. Cuba's health care system is based on preventive medicine and the results achieved are outstanding.

According to Margaret Chan, the world should follow the example of the island in this arena and replace the curative model, inefficient and more expensive, with a prevention-based system. Characterize Primary Health Care (PHC) as the base of a Health Care System 2.

Identify the components of Primary Health Care and their application models 3. Describe Cuba’s Primary Health Care Model and its main experiences 4.

Identify the reasons behind the renewal of the Primary Health Care. Primary health care is a key feature of health care in Cuba. Almost half of all Cuban doctors work in primary health care.

Primary health care exists both in urban and remote rural areas. The presence of health facilities even in remote rural areas is essential to ensure universal access to gama-uk.com mortality m/f: /85 (per ).

Cultural factors and primary health care in Cuba. A view from community praxis Abstract The changes and transformations in Primary Health Care (PHC) developed in recent years from the implementation of the model of Physician and Nurse of the Family in Cuba, must be supported by a shift.

May 03,  · Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index The Cuban health care revolution -- An overview of the Cuban primary health care model between and -- Alma-Ata and the concept of primary health care -- The Cuban primary health care model for child and maternal care -- The Cuban experience with controlling infectious and communicable diseases through primary Pages: To be sure, there is excellent health care on Cuba — just not for ordinary Cubans.

Jaime Suchlicki of the University of Miami’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies explains that. Primary Health Care in Cuba examines the extraordinarily worthwhile model of primary properly being care in Cuba following the Cuban Revolution.

This model, developed all through a time of dramatic social and political change, created a preventive care system to. Primary Healthcare Nurse Practitioners are the registered nurses who are specialists in primary healthcare and who provide accessible, comprehensive and effective care to patients of all ages.

Nursing is a profession within the healthcare sector focused on the care of individuals, families and communities so they may attain, maintain or recover optimal health and quality of gama-uk.com Date: Nov 23.

High quality primary health care is the cornerstone of a universal, equitable and efficient health system. Many countries are seeking to shift from a hospital-led health care system to one characterised by a greater degree of healthcare delivery in community settings, based on systems of primary care delivered by multidisciplinary teams.Aug 03,  · Primary Health Care in Cuba Cuba s primary health care system is a well-known and well-hidden jewel of global health care.

It has eradicated malaria and polio, and curtailed HIV/AIDS and dengue fever. This book focuses on the successes of Cuba s preventive primary health care system, rather than the deficit of the curative care system.CUBA PROFILE OF THE HEALTH SERVICES SYSTEM (8, June, ) The primary care level, made up of the network of polyclinics, family physician’s offices, oral health clinics, maternity homes, and other entities, provides the population with % coverage, with.