La santé à Cuba

Perinatal health care in Cuba

Résumé

Cuba dispose d’une médecine publique, financée exclusivement par l’État. Cette médecine est de très bonne qualité, comme en attestent les indicateurs internationaux, et ceci malgré des ressources financières restreintes. La période périnatale est concernée par l’approche cubaine: prévention, éducation des citoyens, gratuité, proximité et disponibilité des structures de soin semblent être les points forts de ce succès.

Abstract

Cuban citizens have access to a public health system, exclusively financed by the Government. This is a good quality medicine and health care, as proven by high international indicators. Originality of this system is its existence in a country with scarce economical resources. Perinatal health care is an example of this type of organization: prevention, citizens’ education, proximity and availability of health care facilities are the keypoints for the successful healthcare in Cuba.

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Caeymaex, L. La santé à Cuba. Rev. med. perinat. 4, 175–179 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12611-012-0213-5

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Mots clés

  • Périnatologie
  • Cuba
  • Mortalité infantile
  • U5MR
  • Accouchements
  • Néonatologie

Keywords

  • Perinatal care
  • Cuba
  • Health
  • U5MR
  • Neonatal