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Commitment to care: Nurses in Cuba offer a glimpse into the island republic’s health system

Posted by in Caribbean, Trip Participant Stories on 11th June, 2001 | No Comments

Nurseweek.com June 11, 2001 By Carol Canter Prisca Esther Miranda Hernandez, RN (center), head of nursing in the senior unit at Miguel Enriques Hospital in Havana, has worked at the facility for 38 years. Despite low wages, her dedication to nursing remains strong. Photo by Nicole Heyman In the valley of Viñales, Cuba’s finest tobacco […]
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Commitment to care: Nurses in Cuba offer a glimpse into the island republic’s health system

Posted by in Caribbean, Health and Healing, Regions We Visit, Trip Participant Stories on 11th June, 2001 | No Comments

By Carol Canter In the valley of Viñales, Cuba’s finest tobacco is grown, nurtured by the climate and rich red soil that make Cuban cigars the best in the world. Vitamin-rich fruits and vegetables are sold at roadside stands. This lush valley also is the setting for 10 consultorios, neighborhood clinics that have formed the […]
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