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Contents List of Tables vii Preface ix Acknowledgments xiii Introduction: Setting the Scene 1 1. Origins and Evolution: From “Beggar’s Helper” to a “White-Jacketed Army” 14 2. ELAM, a School for All Nations 42 3. Dealing with the “Handicapped” of ALBA: Setting the Balance Right 68 4. Operación Milagro: Bringing Vision to Millions 96 5. Cuba’s International Disaster Responses: From 1960s Chile to the 2005 Henry Reeve Brigade 118 6. South-South Cooperation in Biotechnology: Medicine for the Masses 139 7. The Cuba-Venezuela Medical Partnership: The Castro-Chávez Dream Lives On 162 8. Cuba’s Role in Haiti: Hurricanes, an Earthquake, and Cholera 189 9. Cuba’s Medical Internationalism in the South Pacific 215 10. The Children of Chernobyl: 25,000 Treated 236 11. Cuba’s Medical Internationalism in El Salvador since Hurricane Ida 253 Conclusion: No Longer the World’s Best-Kept Secret 270 Notes 283 Bibliography 313 Index 341 ...

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ISBN
9780813055473
Related ISBN
9780813061054
MARC Record
OCLC
918841188
Pages
384
Launched on MUSE
2015-08-22
Language
English
Open Access
No
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