Medical internationalism
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 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.

Why should Cuban doctors receive the Nobel Peace Prize?

Medea Benjamin of CODEPINK discusses the campaign to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Cuba’s Henry Reeve medical brigade

Who deserves the Nobel Peace Prize in a time of pandemic?

The solidarity work of Cuban doctors is a decades-long effort in medical internationalism whose roots go to the Cuban Revolution of 1959

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