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Cuba's Revolution at 50: The Importance of Health Care Workers

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January 1, 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. Monthly Review, the US’s independent socialist magazine, devoted its January 2009 issue to the topic of Why Cuba Still Matters.  Among the articles in this issue, one particularly caught our attention: Steve Brouwer’s The Cuban Revolutionary Doctor: The Ultimate Weapon of Solidarity.  Brouwer’s article […]

The International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes & Its Violators


In August of this year, we reported on an American Academy of Pediatrics endorsement of a Babys ‘R Us pamphlet in which advertisements for baby formula were featured.  One of our readers sent us links to several documents discussing the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes. In 1981 WHO published an International Code of […]