The "Doctors of Socialism"? Meet Venezuela’s Community Doctors

Late President Hugo Chavez argued that Venezuela’s community doctors must be “doctors of socialism”; committed to free public healthcare and community service. These interviews with recently graduated community doctors from Venezuela, Colombia and Bolivia give a firsthand insight into the new kind of doctor Venezuela is creating for itself and the wider world.

By Various / Ewan Robertson - Venezuelanalysis.com

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A group of trainee community doctors on a celebratory march in Caracas. Their placards read “healthcare is a right, let’s defend it”, “the revolution’s army of white jackets,” and “community doctors = humane doctors”. (CdO)
A group of trainee community doctors on a celebratory march in Caracas. Their placards read “healthcare is a right, let’s defend it”, “the revolution’s army of white jackets,” and “community doctors = humane doctors”. (CdO)

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#1 Manuel Maldonado
#1 Manuel Maldonado

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#2 Yanetzi Paredes
#2 Yanetzi Paredes

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#3 Gustavo Uzcategui
#3 Gustavo Uzcategui

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#5 Erick Cuba and Viviana Arequipa
#5 Erick Cuba and Viviana Arequipa
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