SDPCW#8 – Public Health Systems (Cuba)

Eighth presentation in the lecture series: ‘Self Determination in the Post Colonial World’, by Dr Tim Anderson, 2021.

We will keep posting these online videos (over the next 2 or 3 months) until there is a full set for the complete unit of study, which can be freely read, without assessment. It is up to an associated university to take it up as a unit of study, adding assessed tasks and allowing it to count for a credit towards degree studies.

Set readings:

Week Eight
Janes, Craig R and Oyuntsetseg Chuluundorj (2004) ‘Free Markets and Dead Mothers: The Social Ecology of Maternal Mortality in PostSocialist Mongolia’, Medical Anthropology Quarterly Washington, Jun 2004. Vol. 18, Issue 2, p. 230-257

Kirk, John M. (2009) ‘Cuba’s Medical Internationalism: Development and Rationale’, Bulletin of Latin American Research, Vol 28, No. 2, pp.115

Sachs, Jeffrey D. (2001) Macroeconomics and Health: Investing in Health for Economic Development, World Health Organization, Geneva, Executive Summary, online:

The Readings and course materials are being posted at this site:

SDPCW#1 – Overview: Self Determination in the Post Colonial World

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