|Healthcare - US & Cuba - Panel Discussion December 3||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Minnesota Cuba Committee (mncubagmail.com)|
|Date: Sun, 22 Nov 2009 08:31:01 -0800 (PST)|
*Healthcare & Public Option: Cuba and the US Health debate* *Movie and Panel Discussion* *Movie: **Salud**, follows the work of Cuban doctors who volunteer in a number of Latin American and African countries. The film is a tribute to Cuba’s longstanding policy of sending doctors to buttress healthcare in poorer countries, more than any other country in the world.* *Movie to be followed by: * *Panel discussion on the Healthcare debate in the US Congress and the relevance of the Cuban Universal Healthcare system to the struggle for universal healthcare in the United States. Panelists include:* * Dr. Elizabeth Frost (Co-chair, Physicians for National Health Program, Minnesota) Joel Albers (Healthcare Economics Researcher, UHCAN) John Schwarz (Director, United Health System – a non-profit advocacy for Universal Healthcare) August Nimtz (Prof. of Political Science, U of MN and member, MN Cuba Committee) * * **When: Dec. 3 2009 Thursday, 6-9pm. Where: Carlson School of Management, Rm. 1-147, West Bank Campus, U of MN *(Address: 321 19th Ave. S, Mpls) Q&A with audience will follow afterwards. Please come and find out the reasons behind the success of the Cuban Health system and why the US Congress refuses to follow suit, despite the US being a far richer and powerful country. *No admission Fee. Refreshments will be provided. All are welcome.* Organized by: Minnesota Cuba Committee, MN. web: * www.minnesotacubacommittee.org* Email: *ramanath.karthik [at] gmail.com* . Tel: (978) 996-2292 <http://sites.google.com/a/minnesotacubacommittee.org/www/upcoming-events/Cuba%20Health%20Panel%20Flyer1.jpg?attredirects=0>
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