Webinar April 9: Cuba shows that international solidarity is the answer!

Register for Thursday, April 9th Virtual Conference

COVID-19 Pandemic: Cuba Shows That International Solidarity is the Answer!

Please join us for a special solidarity webinar to learn about the example Cuba is setting of putting human needs ahead of profits in the fight against COVID-19. Panelists will discuss Cuba’s history of medical internationalism; how Cuba is fighting COVID-19 on the Island based on providing health care as a right; learn how Cuba is developing effective new medications such as Interferon Alpha 2-B; and how Cuba is sending medical teams to Italy, the Caribbean and dozens of countries.

Webinar 1: Thursday, April 9, 8:00 PM (Eastern), 5:00 PM (Pacific)

Co-Chairs:

Alison Bodine — Fire This Time, Movement for Social Justice, Vancouver, Canada

Claudia de la Cruz — Executive Director, The People’s Forum, New York City

Speakers

Ambassador José Cabañas — Cuban Embassy, Washington, DC

Dr. Helen Yaffe — Lecturer in Economic and Social History, University of Glasgow, Author, Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution; We Are Cuba!; Cuba’s Contribution to Combating COVID-19 (Yale University Press blog)

Dr. John Kirk Department of Spanish and Latin American, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canadian authority on Cuban Medical Internationalism. Featured on PBS Nova program “Cuba’s Cancer Hope.”

Dr. Alexa Weber  — Circulo Bolivariana “Negra Hipolita”
On the current health care situation in Venezuela and opposition to the latest U.S. threats and sanctions.

Dr. Isaac Saney — Co-chair, Canadian Network on Cuba. Prospects for a Campaign to Access Cuba’s Interferon Alpha 2B Recombinant and other medical assistance to treat
COViD-19.

Approximately 45 minutes – 1 hour for presenters followed by 45 minutes – 1 hour for Q&A

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In Solidarity,
Organizing Committee, International Conference for the Normalization of US-Cuba Relations
us-cubanormalization.org
New York-New Jersey Cuba Sí Coalition
cubasinynjcoalition.org

End All Economic and Travel Sanctions Against Cuba!
Return Guantanamo Territory to Cuba!
Stop US “Regime Change” Policy Against Cuba!