Where to train the world’s doctors? Cuba.

Resource type: Speech


In this TEDMED talk, American journalist and Havana resident Gail Reed spotlights a Cuban medical school that trains doctors from low-income countries who pledge to serve communities like their own.

Learn More

> MEDICC’s Gail Reed’s Talk on Cuba’s Latin American Medical School Featured on TED.com

> “Cuba’s Primary Health Care Revolution: 30 Years On,” an article by Gail Reed in WHO Bulletin

> “In the medical response to Ebola, Cuba is punching far above its weight,” Washington Post, 4 October 2014

Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC) is a grantee via the Atlantic Charitable Trust, a charitable trust registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales.

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ELAM, Latin American Medical School, MEDICC