Inside Cuba’s health system: A testimony

Cuban President Raul Castro (right) receives Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta at the Revolution Palace in Havana, on March 15, 2018. Cuba has a focus on prevention rather than waiting to cure the disease. PHOTO | ERNESTO MATRASCUSA | AFP

What you need to know:

  • In Cuba, future doctors are involved in far more practical sessions, albeit under clinical supervision.
  • I felt throughout the time I studied there that the teachers had the student’s best interests at heart. They were always available.

The first difference between Cuba’s health system and Kenya’s is the mode and duration of study.

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