Advances in Healthcare: Havana, Cuba (High School)
Learn about health policy. Practice Spanish. Witness a changing Cuba.
Gain insight into a vastly different approach to healthcare as you explore the Cuban medical system and its contributions to the field. Cuba, renowned for health outcomes exceeding those of the wealthiest countries, is an ideal place to consider current debates about accessibility and rising costs. Havana, a bustling city of over two million, is a complex mix of people, history, and the arts and offers endless opportunities to explore. Your coursework provides the background on Cuban healthcare and sets the context for afternoon site visits. Outside of class, practice your Spanish language skills during activities with Cuban high school students and discover the intricacies of this beautiful Caribbean island nation.
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