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MEDICC 20th Anniversary Conference - A Healthy Cuba, Healthy World: Linking Culture, Community & Cooperation

Meliã Varadero Hotel
Varadero, Matanzas Province, Cuba
Event URL: website
Date/Time: December 3-9, 2017

Join MEDICC for its five-day interactive conference on health, culture, and history to celebrate the organization's 20th anniversary and its work building U.S.-Cuba health cooperation.

U.S. travel regulations — U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)’s Cuban Assets Control Regulations 31 C.F.R. §§ 515.564(a) — permit persons whose work or profession, professional background, or area of expertise, including area of graduate-level full-time study, relates to the Conference content may travel to Cuba to attend conferences organized by U.S. entities such as MEDICC (“Professional Research and Professional Meetings” category).

In the case of MEDICC’s 20th Anniversary Conference, this would include, among others, health workers and professionals, social scientists (including historians, political scientists, sociologists, and all others), cultural workers and performing artists, culinary and environmental professionals, as well as community, labor, senior, and youth organizers, and more. If you are not sure if you qualify, write to MEDICC’s Gateways Program Manager, Christian Vigil, at, or call him at 510-350-3054.