Washington D.C. Premiere
Selections from the 2007 United Nations Association Traveling Film Festival
SALUD! (Cuba/USA, 2006, 93 min.)
Washington, D.C. Premiere How does Cuba, a cash-strapped country, possess what the BBC calls “one of the world’s best health systems”? This timely examination of human values and the health issues that affect us all explores the competing agendas that mark the battle for global health, and the complex realities confronting the movement to make healthcare everyone’s birth right. From Africa to the Americas, Salud!, hits the road with some of the 28,000 Cuban health professionals serving in 68 countries and explores the hearts and minds of international medical students in Cuba—now numbering 30,000, including a nearly a hundred from the United States. Directed by Connie Field and produced by Connie Field and Gail Reed.
Introduced by Harley Feldbaum, Associate Director, Global Health & Foreign Policy Initiative, SAIS. Discussion with Jasmina Bojic, Founder and Executive Director, United Nations Association Film Festival.
Shown as part of Selections from the 2007 United Nations Association Traveling Film Festival, along with MALARIA: KILLER NUMBER ONE
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