Cuba’s Small Towns Face Cuts in Medical Services

HAVANA TIMES, Dec. 3 – The Cuban health authorities will lower the level of medical coverage in towns with less than 5,000 inhabitants, where the polyclinics will be turned into doctor’s offices, Minister of Public Health Roberto Morales announced. The government is making adjustments in the country’s health system to guarantee its efficiency and sustainability in the face of the economic crisis, reported IPS.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day
Picture 1 of 1

Varadero Beach, Cuba.  By Therese Chicha (Canada).  Camera: Samsung Galaxy 6

Submit your pictures to our Photo of the Day section
You don’t have to be a professional photographer, just send an image (in black and white or color), with a photo caption indicating where it was taken (city and country), type of camera or cell you used, and a small description about it.
Note: it is better for our format if you send horizontal orientation pictures. Even square will work but vertical is a problem.
Send your picture with your name and birth country, or where you reside, to this email address: [email protected]