Gail Reed

Where to train the world's doctors? Cuba.

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About Gail Reed

An American journalist focused on Cuba’s social and economic issues, Gail Reed was NBC’s first Havana based producer since the early 1960s. After several decades of working in Havana, she developed a keen interest in the Cuban health system. In 1997, she founded Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC), a US non-profit that promotes improved health outcomes and equity through dialogue among the US, Cuban, and global health communities.

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American journalist and Havana resident Gail Reed spotlights a Cuban medical school that trains doctors from low-income countries who pledge to serve communities like their own.

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