Exploring Cuba’s Primary Healthcare System


Study Healthcare in Havanna, Cuba.Graduate level course course will provide students with an in-depth look at the Cuban health care system from the inside.

Travel Details

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Trip Dates: June 20-27, 2014

Total Trip Cost: $3500.00


  • Roundtrip airfare
  • Ground transportation
  • Breakfasts and lunches
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • All travel visas and registration fees
  • Translation services (Spanish speaking ability not required)
  • Health Insurance in Cuba
  • Tuition

Sample Itinerary*

Day 1
Flight from Montreal to Havana
Meet coordinator in Havana and transfer to Hotel in Havana
Check-in, Orientation, Group Dinner

Day 2
Breakfast at Hotel
Transportation to University of Havana
Conference with Cuban Doctor/Professors of Medicince

Excursion to Latin American School of Medicine
Free-time** and open Dinner

Day 3
Breakfast at Hotel
Discussion/Conference of Primary Care in Cuba
Transportation Poli-clinic for discussion and question and answer session
Free-time and open Dinner

Day 4
Breakfast at Hotel
Discussion of Pediatrics in Cuba
Transportation to Children’s hospital for tour and discussion
Free-time and open Dinner

Day 5
Breakfast at Hotel
Discussion on Gerontology
Visit Infectious Disease Center
Free-time and open Dinner

Day 6
Breakfast at Hotel
Discussion of Medical Education in Cuba
Visit Latin American School of Medicine
Free-time and open Dinner

Day 7
Breakfast at Hotel
Flight Home

*This is a sample itinerary and is subject to scheduling changes

**Free time excursions can be organized to enjoy the cultural aspects of Cuba. From visiting the Hemingway house to a visit to the beach, after class excursions can be organized on an individual basis.


Cuba Program at Burlington College
351 North Avenue
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Phone: 802-923-2390
E-mail: jcarteratburlington [dot] edu