Modernizing the Cuban Healthcare System by Updating Medical Immigration Rules

Lopez D. Modernizing the Cuban healthcare system by updating medical immigration rules. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;22. Cuba’s healthcare system is globally known for providing aid in medical crisis to multiple countries. It is acknowledged that the “healthcare and education are the two jewels in the Cuban crown” (Kirk 79). After hearing these flattering statements, […]

“The War on Drugs”: The Case of Bangladesh

Islam N. War on drugs: the case of Bangladesh. Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;25 Despite decades of history of failure of the “war on drugs” (Coyne & Hall, 2017), Bangladesh recently joined this controversial journey, with policies that took at least 130 lives across the country (Gupta & Pokharel, 2018). In addition, it has added […]

The Opioid Epidemic in Massachusetts: Can Current Legislation Address New Challenges?

Gumidyala S. The opioid epidemic in Massachusetts: can current legislation address new challenges? Harvard Public Health Review. 2019;22. In 2016, Massachusetts had an opioid related death rate of about 33 for every 100,000 people, one of the highest rates among all 50 states, and much higher than the national average of about 20.[1.Drug Overdose Mortality […]