Fidel Castro: Revolutionary, Internationalist and Defender of Human Rights

PHM: The People's Health Movement

Abstract


The People’s Health Movement pays tribute to Fidel Castro, a historic figure who has been the primary architect of a social project that has proven that the right to health can be largely achieved even in a resource-poor country, and that it is largely dependent on political will.

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Fidel Castro at the Cuban solidarity rally held in Riverside Church, Harlem, New York, September 8, 2000.

Embajada en la selva. Testimony of Raul Valdez Vivó, Ambassador for Cuba in Vietnam during liberation struggle. Havana, 1969.

Fidel Castro, speech President Fidel Castro at the closing ceremony of the Education 93 conference at the Karl Marx Theater in Havana on 5 February 1993.

http://en.granma.cu/special-in-honor-of-fidel-s-90th-birthday/2016-08-12/to-cubas-health


 

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Department of Family and Social Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
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