You Can Help Cuba Save Lives around the World

Currently, at least, 45 countries have sought to use Cuba’s Interferon Alfa 2B Recombinant (IFNrec) for confronting the COVID-19 pandemic.

To contribute to the Campaign to Support Cuba’s Contribution to World Fight Against COVID-19: cheques should be made out to the “CNC”, with “COVID-19” written in the memo, and then mailed to:

c/o Sharon Skup
56 Riverwood Terrace
Bolton ON L7E 1S4

[Donations can also be made via e-transfer. For instructions, write Sharon Skup at or call her at (905) 951-8499 – LM & AY]

John Riddell

Canadian Network on Cuba Launches Aid Campaign

Editor’s Note: Even as Cuba reaches out to help victims of Covid-19 virus on several continents, the U.S. government is tightening its blockade of the island, obstructing Cuba’s import of medical supplies needed to fight the deadly virus.

An appeal from the Canadian Network on Cuba, printed below, gives us all a chance to contribute materially to this vital expression of global solidarity. A separate post will present a related interview with John Kirk on Cuba’s long record of extending medical aid to other countries. Kirk is the author of Healthcare Without Borders.

With thanks to Linda Meissenheimer and Art Young, who provided the materials for this special feature and wrote the introduction that follows.

Cuban medical brigade arrives at newly built field hospital in Lombardy, Italy.


By Linda Meissenheimer and Art Young, April 4, 2020: As the following…

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