Henry Reeve Brigade
Cuba is helping vaccinate the world

Only 9.5% of people in low-income countries have received a single dose of the vaccine. Cuba has a comprehensive plan to support vaccine distribution in the global south to make sure none are left behind

Cuba vaccine solidarity Cuba shows an alternative to Big Pharma hegemony through global solidarity

Cuba puts people before profits – showing the world an alternative to the monopolistic practices of Big Pharma. It promotes a public health system, state-funded research and shows global solidarity through tech transfer and vaccine delivery to developing countries

The United States tries to take advantage of the price Cubans are paying for the blockade and the pandemic

Cuban government officials and activists have reiterated their demand for an end to the blockade imposed by the US which over six decades has cost Cuba $147.8 billion in damages

On Global Health Day: From medical apartheid to free vaccines for all

On this April 7, Gobal Health Day, the International Week of Anti-Imperialist Struggle organizes an international campaign asking to stop the medical apartheid, abolish the patents on the Covid-19-vaccines and, in this way, guarantee free vaccines for all

Cuba is one step closer to launching its own anti-COVID vaccines

Cuba is the only country in the Latin American and the Caribbean region that is working to develop its own vaccines against COVID-19. The country has four vaccine candidates. Two of them, Soberana 02 of the Finlay Vaccine Institute (IFV) and Abdala of the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), will begin the third phase of clinical trials in March

Medical workers of conviction: Speaking to Cuban doctors who heal the world

Vijay Prashad spoke with Cuban doctors about their experiences serving in medical brigades and their commitment to serving humanity

Why Cuban doctors deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

Amid continued attacks on Cuban doctors who are on the front-lines of battling COVID-19 across the world, Vijay Prashad makes a case for why they deserve the Nobel Peace Prize

Cuba’s vaccine candidate “Sovereign” begins clinical trials today

Cuba’s vaccine candidate is the first from the Latin America and the Caribbean region and marks a continuation of its pioneering work in combating COVID-19 across the world

Cuba’s doctors to the rescue

The efforts by Cuba’s Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade have been the most significant example of medical internationalism during the COVID-19 pandemic. The brigade was set up in 2005 by Fidel Castro.

Cuba’s medical brigades in Africa embody a long tradition of solidarity

From medical to military, agricultural, educational, cultural support and more, the Cuban footprint in Africa dates back to the national struggles against colonialism. The work of the Henry Reeve Brigade is a continuation of this tradition

Lula and other international personalities join call to give Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban doctors

Among those supporting the call are Dilma Rousseff, Frei Betto, Leonardo Boff and US actors Danny Glover and Mark Ruffalo

Cuban doctors leave for Azerbaijan Cuban doctors land in Azerbaijan to help fight COVID-19

Over 100 medical professionals from the Henry Reeve Brigade arrived in Azerbaijan on Monday. The brigade, founded by Fidel Castro in 2005, has worked in more than 25 countries during the COVID-19 pandemic