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Healthcare Without BordersUnderstanding Cuban Medical Internationalism$
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John M. Kirk

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780813061054

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813061054.001.0001

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Dealing with the “Handicapped” of ALBA

Dealing with the “Handicapped” of ALBA

Setting the Balance Right

(p.68) 3 Dealing with the “Handicapped” of ALBA
Healthcare Without Borders

John M. Kirk

University Press of Florida

A case study is presented of three countries that followed the Cuban model and provided an assessment of the needs of the disabled. Venezuela, Bolivia, and Ecuador are studied in some depth, and an analysis is provided of the impact of Cuban-led nationwide campaigns for healthcare reform to assist the disabled.

Keywords:   Disabled, Handicapped, Venezuela, Healthcare reform, Bolivia, Ecuador

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