Detailed Spanish language report on the work of Cuban Medical Brigades from 1963 to 2020. English language abstract below. Full PDF report below, original post here: https://www.alainet.org/es/articulo/208384

“This work addresses the main milestones in the history of Cuban medical cooperation. Since its first official mission to Algeria in 1963, tens of thousands of health professionals -from all specialties -have contributed with their support to save lives in the most remote and poorest parts of the world. Despite the policies adopted by the different US administrations against medical collaboration and in particular the Donald Trump administration, Cuba has not renounced its principles of solidarity as an example of South-South Cooperation, which has not only focused on sending doctors but also in the training of health professionals from various countries in Cuba. In the current context of the coronavirus pandemic, Cuba has formed more than 38 medical brigades of the Henry Reeve International Contingent of Specialized Doctors in Disaster Situations and Serious Epidemics, which have worked in more than 30 countries. Cuba’s experiences in Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe, to face the coronavirus that has affected more than 18 million people in the world. As the pandemic continues to advance and Cuban doctors continue to save lives, multiple civil society organizations and personalities from around the world advocate awarding the Henry Reeve Brigade the Nobel Peace Prize. The fight for life has no borders.”