perspective piece by Mikael Wolfe, assistant professor of history at Stanford University, highlights what the U.S. can learn from Cuba on disaster preparedness.
The scene from Cuba: How it’s getting so much right on COVID-19
Cuba’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been among the most respected in the world, due to widespread confidence in science-based policies, public service media messaging, and volunteerism.
OPINION: Biden Should Make Normalizing Relations With Cuba “A Priority”
The founder of CODEPINK writes of the dire food and medicine shortages in Cuba, so far addressed by grassroots efforts like Syringes to Cuba but ignored by the Biden administration.
Syringes for Cuba campaign
The Saving Lives Campaign and Global Health Partners are building a broad-based, urgent drive to supply these vital medical tools to Cuba. The country has a shortage of 20 million syringes vital […]
Cuba During the Pandemic–Photo Essay
A photo essay from The Guardian shows poignant images of Cuba during the pandemic.
Reuters: “Cuba vaunts ‘technical sovereignty’ in COVID battle”
Cuba’s homegrown vaccine candidates have made headlines worldwide. Less well-known is its production of medical gear such as ventilators and CT scanners for the treatment of COVID-19 patients in a bid to achieve […]
CNN: “This island could be on the cutting edge of vaccine research”
Cuba is the first country in Latin America to develop two advanced Covid-19 vaccine candidates — if both succeed the island will be on the cutting edge of vaccine research. See the […]
Cuba Libre to be COVID-Libre!
Excellent article from Counterpunch on how a cooperative and non-profit approach is leading Cuba’s vaccine development
Cuba’s Dream: Come For A Vacation, Get A Homegrown COVID Vaccine
Cuba’s Vaccine Goals Featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered”.
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour hails “Cuba’s quest for vaccines”
Cuba’s medical mission not only provides free healthcare for the people of Cuba, it also helps with health crises internationally. But did you know that Cuba also has a thriving biotech industry? […]
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