CUSJ Supports Cuban Medical Teams for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

CUSJ Supports the Council of Canadians in its campaign to promote the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for the Cuban Medical Teams, known as the Henry Reeve Brigades, who have mobalized thousands of Cuban medical personnel who have the skills and training to deal with a variety of global calamities including pandemics.  The program to train these people was initiated in 2005 by Cuban leaders in preparation for anticipated pandemics, natural disasters, and climate impacts around the developing world.  In 2020 when COVID-19 hit, they responded with 53 health teams sent to 39 countries on four continents.

The nomination process is lead by Dr. John Kirk, of Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia.



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