2015, Number 3
Cuban cooperation and the problem of chronic renal failure in Santa Lucia: an international cooperation experience
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ABSTRACTInternationalism, as a social value, is one of the essential characteristics of Cuban public health since the triumph of the Revolution. In November 2005, Cuban medical cooperation in the care of patients with chronic renal failure began in Saint Lucia. This disease constitutes a major health problem in the Caribbean nation. The aim of this article is to highlight the role of Cuban cooperation in assisting chronic renal failure patients in Santa Lucia through various well-defined interventions, emphasizing on the impact of such cooperation in the Renal Unit of the Victoria Hospital.
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