Cuba is sending thousands of badly needed doctors to Brazil, but Brazil's medical establishment has sought to block the program. Here, Cuban Dr. Yocelin Macias treats a patient in the capital Brasilia on Aug. 30.

Brazil Replaces Cuban Slave Doctors with Brazilians in Less than a Week

Brazil’s Ministry of Health announced on Monday that it had filled 97.2 percent of the doctor positions open following the Cuban government’s decision to immediately abandon a program offering medical care to the nation’s most remote, underprivileged areas.

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Slave Doctor: I’d Rather ‘Pick Up Garbage’ in Brazil than Go Back to Cuba

Unsalaried Cuban doctors in Brazil, now forced to return home after the Castro regime canceled an exchange program following demands by President-elect Jair Bolsonaro to pay the medical professionals a full salary, told Brazilian news outlets this week they have no interest in returning home.

Then-president Dilma Rousseff of Brazil greets Cuban doctors after approving the More Doctors program with Cuba

Brazil Weighs Student Debt Relief to Replace Cuban Slave Doctors

The government of Brazil is considering offering medical students and young doctors debt relief in exchange for sending them to work in less desirable rural areas to replace the thousands of slave doctors Cuba is withdrawing from the country, O Globo reported on Wednesday.

A pregnant woman in eastern Uganda receives the sort of prenatal care that UNICEF says can prove crucial to a newborn's chances of survival

Doctors in Uganda Protest Plan to Import ‘Slave Doctors’ from Cuba

The Uganda Medical Association (UMA) and the nation’s National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU) both issued statements this week protesting the African government’s plan to import 200 doctors from Cuba, taking jobs that would go to domestic Ugandan doctors and enriching the communist Castro regime.