Under the “Mais Médicos” agreement signed by Dilma Rousseff’s administration and the Cuban government, which raised serious ethical concerns regarding human trafficking, 11,000-plus Cuban doctors were sent to work in Brazil.
Now Brazilian media reports that the country’s Federal Police is investigating a fraud scheme where fake diplomas for medical doctors were revalidated in Brazil for Mais Médicos participants,
According to PF, the investigation started after the Federal University of Mato Grosso contacted Bolivian universities (Universidad Nacional Ecológica, Universidad Técnico Privada Cosmos and Universidad Mayor de San Simon), who confirmed that among those enrolled in the revalidation program, 41 had never studied at or had not graduated from these institutions.
Meanwhile, Carlos Eire reports that
Harvard’s Public Health Review has just called for the cancellation of the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, due to the Zika virus epidemic.
If the Olympics are held in Brazil, claims an article in this Harvard journal, the Zika virus will spread to the whole world.
Socialist health policies, today.