Healthcare - US & Cuba - Panel Discussion December 3
From: Minnesota Cuba Committee (
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,
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

**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

Organized by: Minnesota Cuba Committee, MN. web: **

Email: *ramanath.karthik [at]* . Tel: (978) 996-2292

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