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Index Page numbers in italics indicate tables. Abortion services, 231 Academic evaluation, of ELAM, 62 Academic staff, of ELAM, 44–45 Accessibility, of Misión Milagro, 113–14 Advanced Technology Centers (CAT), 172, 173 Africa, 20, 152, 288n38; Castro, F., and Cuban doctors in, 24–26; Cuban medical personnel impact in, 30; Cuban MI in, 23–29; Cuban products applied in, 151–52; Cuba’s Comprehensive Health Program in, 31; Cuba’s role in, 23 Agency for International Development (AID), 17 Ahmad, Khalida, 131 AID. See Agency for International Development ALBA. See Bolivian Alliance for the Americas ALBAmed (regulatory institution), 159 Alberto García, Carlos, 202, 212 Alberto Montaner, Carlos, 279 Alcohol consumption, 89–90 Alejandro Posadas hospital, 153 Alessandri, Jorge, 19 Algeria, 20–21, 284n10 Ali, Tariq, 130 Allende, Salvador, 19 Álvarez Cambras, Rodrigo, 22 Álvarez Sintes, Roberto, 59 Amputations, 143, 198–99, 295n4 AMV (pharmaceutical group), 150 Anderson, Tim, 221–22, 225, 229, 234 Andrade, Roberto, 106 Angola, 22–24, 284n16, 297n34 Anti-cancer drug, 144 Anti-diabetes drug, 85, 140, 143, 156–57, 295n3 Arellano, Homero, 84 Aristide, Jean-Bertrand, 190–91 Arterial hypertension, 89 Asante, A., 225–26 Auguste, Marie Carmelle Rose-Anne, 213 Australia, 224, 229 Bacterial meningitis, 89, 142, 148, 154, 158 Banana plantations, 42 Ban Ki-moon, 2, 29, 43, 117, 237 Barbudos (bearded guerrillas), 19 Barrio Adentro Integral Plan for Caracas, 167 Barrio Adentro program, 28, 32–33, 73, 98, 163, 167, 298n11; II, 172; III, 174; IV, 174; impact of, 169–76; medical services of, 173–75, 300n50; problems resolved with, 171; success of, 172 Barrio inhabitants, 168–69 Basic Brigade, 126–27 Basic General Doctors, 219, 221 Basic means test, 38 Batista, Fulgencio, 18–19 Bearded guerrillas (Barbudos), 19 Bellerive, Jean-Max, 198, 207 Ben Bella, Ahmed, 20–21 Berger, Oscar, 135 Bernal, Freddy, 167 Bertone, Cardinal Tarcisio, 65 342 · Index Bilateral agreements, 163, 185–88 Bilateral Medical Cooperation, 185–88 Biocon India Ltd., 148 BioCubaFarma, 39, 147–48 Bio-Manguinhos Immunobiological Institute , 155 Bioplagicides, 151, 153 Bio-psycho-social beings, 59–60, 92, 182, 257 BioRat, 151, 297n32 Biotech company, 85 Biotechnology: Castro, F., development of, 139, 141–42, 160–61; Castro, R., use of, 38–39; Cuba and Brazil’s collaboration in, 154–56; Cuba exporting, 142, 295n8; Cuban research patents in, 157; Cuba’s culture of, 139, 145–46, 160–61, 296n23; in developing countries, 157–61; government support for, 147–48; research and production in, 142; South-South cooperation in, 140, 145, 148–54, 157 Blanco, Kathleen, 125 Blindness, 96–97, 108, 115 Blood tests, 82 BMC. See Cuban Medical Brigade Bolduc, Yves, 213 Bolivia, 107; Cuban medical personnel established in, 86–87; Cuban medical personnel mission in, 88–89; disabilities in, 88–89, 91; eye surgeries in, 86; flooding in, 132–33; isolated areas reached in, 87–88; Misión Solidaria Moto Méndez in, 86–91; pilot study in, 88 Bolivian Alliance for the Americas (ALBA), 72, 74–75, 91, 94, 298n60 Bolton, John, 139–40 Bono, 239 Brain drain phenomenon, 224, 228–29, 233, 270 Brazil, 1, 159, 211; Cuban physicians in, 164, 280; Cuba’s collaboration with, 154–56, 271–72 Brigada Médica Cubana Salvadoreña Mons. Oscar Romero, 253, 256–62, 264 Bubonic plague, 151 Buddan, Robert, 114–15 Burundi, 287n20 Bush, George W., 7, 124, 271, 279 Cabral, Amílcar, 22 Campa, Concepción, 145 Campesinos, 80 Canada, 132, 213, 259 Cancer, 144, 237, 240, 245–46 Capitalism, 296n21, 296n23 Cárdenas, Andrés, 146–47 Caribbean, 40, 97–107 Carrera, Fernando, 123 Carter, Jimmy, 14, 139 Castro, Fidel, 1, 8, 73, 92, 124, 241, 289n10; biotechnology development of, 139, 141– 42, 160–61; Chávez and, 162–63, 187–88; Chernobyl children concern of, 251–52; Cuban doctors in Africa and, 24–26; Cuban medical personnel welcome of, 93; Cuban-Venezuelan cooperation signed by, 165–66; Cuba’s people of science comment of, 140; doctor diplomacy of, 278; ELAM and role of, 62–64; ELAM plans outlined by, 43, 64; healthcare commitment of, 33–34, 163; as leader of Cuba, 18; medical contingents sent by, 42–43; medical services exporting and, 311n17; MI and ideology of, 10, 277–78, 281–82; Operación Milagro blueprint of, 98–99; Pakistani assistance offered by, 128; physician role explained by, 48 Castro, José Fraga, 85, 151 Castro, Raúl, 4, 12, 15, 213–14, 276; biotechnology use of, 38–39; Cuban MI approach of, 34–40; Henry Reeve Brigade use of...

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9780813055473
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9780813061054
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OCLC
918841188
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384
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2015-08-22
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English
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