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07/04/16

Health care in Cuba and the Philippines: what are the differences?

Can you find the 10 differences? Cuba and the Philippines: two developing countries, but a big disparity in their health system.How can this be possible? Discover the alternative in our newest video.
Health care and medication are free of charge in Cuba

In this video, we compare the situation in two developing countries

  • Cuba is famous for its excelent health care, which is free of charge for its citizens.
  • In the Philippines, access to health care is not so evident. We see a big inegality. What explains this big difference.?

Let's take a walk

We take a walk together with local health workers in the neighbourhoods of Havana and Manilla, the capitals of these two countries.

The video makes clear that health is determined by a broad range of factors. One of these, is the health policy. Where the government fails, society takes over.

Discover the work of our Filipino partner Council for Health and Development (CHD)!

Watch the video!

 

 

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