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A Dialogue on Cuba’s Heroic Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

A Dialogue on Cuba’s Heroic Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic


- Sean O’Donoghue - Table de Concertation et de Solidarité Québec-Cuba



- Dr. Agustin Lage -  Founder and longtime director of the Cuban Center of Molecular Immunology (CIM). A member of the Cuban Academy of Sciences and the US National Academy of Sciences, Dr. Lage led the CIM into becoming one of the world’s top Institutes for biotech and medical research. He completed his post-graduate work at the renowned Pasteur Institute in Paris, France. Doctor in Medicine, Ph.D. in Medical Sciences, Full Researcher, Coordinator of the Technical Council for Biotechnology Projects in Cuba.

- Dr. Samira Addrey -  2020 graduate of the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM) in Cuba. She was born and raised in Accra, Ghana before migrating to the United States at the age of nine with her family. She is currently the Coordinator of the ELAM program for IFCO/Pastors for Peace


- Dr. Leni Villagomez Reeves -  former United Farm Workers volunteer who attended UC Berkeley and UCSF. She worked at Valley Childrens Hospital for many years doing pediatric emergency medicine. Dr. Villagomez Reeves is active in Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, where she co-chairs its national Cuba and the Bolivarian Alliance Committee, and with the Pastors for Peace Friendshipment Caravan to Cuba and the Saving Lives Campaign.

- Alison Bodine - Social justice activist, writer and researcher in Vancouver, Canada who has been working in solidarity with Venezuela and Cuba for over 15 years. Alison has traveled to Cuba over a dozen times since 2006. She is coordinator of the Fire This Time Movement for Social Justice Venezuela Solidarity Campaign and on the editorial board of the Fire This Time Newspaper. She is author of the book "Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Venezuela" (Battle of Ideas Press, 2018).


The Saving Lives Campaign and Global Health Partners are building a broad-based, urgent drive to supply these vital medical tools to Cuba. The country has a shortage of 20 million syringes vital to the goal of vaccinating the entire Cuban population against Covid. We are committed to raising $100,000 this month to start rushing syringes to Cuba.   

Please show your solidarity now with a country that has done so much for the health of its own people, and for struggling communities around the world.


Shared News on Cuba

Organizers, Organizations, Activists: Add Your Name to Endorse and Build the International Cuba Conference

  • African Awareness Association.Inc.
  • All-African People's Revolutionary Party
  • All-African People's Revolutionary Party (GC)
  • Albany Cuba Solidarity
  • Alliance for Responsible Cuba Policy Foundation
  • Alliance for Global Justice
  • Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle NYC
  • ANSWER Coalition
  • Antonio Maceo Brigade and Coalición Alianza Martiana
  • Bro. Malik Shabazz: Republic Of New Afrika Black Legion Security
  • Brown Panther Organization
  • Call to Action on Puerto Rico
  • DC Metro Coalition in Solidarity with the Cuban Revolution
  • The Campaign to Bring Mumia Home
  • Canadian Network on Cuba
  • Caribbean American Children Foundation
  • Central Jersey Coalition Against Endless War
  • Chicago Cuba Coalition
  • Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism
  • Communist Party USA
  • Communist Workers League
  • Cubamistad
  • Cuba In Focus, WBAI Radio
  • Cuba Sí ~ NY/NJ Coalition
  • Fire This Time, Movement for Social Justice, Vancouver
  • Friends of Cuba Against the US Blockade, Vancouver, Canada
  • Fuerza de la Revolución (E.U.)
  • Hollywood Church-Iglecia Santa Cruz
  • Houston-Cuba Solidarity Committee
  • IFCO/Pastors for Peace
  • International Action Center
  • Jericho National Movement
  • July 26 - Boston-Cuba Solidarity Coalition
  • Greater Hartford Coalition on Cuba (GHCoC)
  • Guillermo Morales-Assata Shakur Community & Student Center
  • The Malcolm X Commemoration Committee
  • Marazul Tours
  • The Marilyn Buck Brigade
  • Michigan Emergency Committee Against War & Injustice (MECAWI)
  • Minnesota Cuba Committee
  • Ministerio de Solidaridad con los Pueblos, Iglesia Santa Cruz
  • Moratorium NOW Coalition
  • National Council of Black Lawyers
  • National Network on Cuba (NNOC)
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • N'COBRA the (National Coalition of Blacks for Reparations in America)
  • New Afrikan Black Panther Party
  • The New York City Peoples Survival Program
  • NY/NJ Black Panther Party Commemoration Committee
  • OmegaFotos
  • People´s Organization for Progress (POP)
  • Pittsburgh-Matanzas Sister Cities Partnership
  • ProLibertad Freedom Campaign
  • ProximityCuba
  • Queens College (NY) Student Association
  • Railroad Workers United
  • Safiya Bukhari-Albert Nuh Washington Foundation
  • Se Acabaron Las Promesas, Puerto Rico
  • Seattle Cuba Friendship Committee
  • Socialist Workers Party
  • Socialist Unity Party
  • Spiritchild Soul
  • Table de Concertation de Solidaridad, Quebec-Cuba
  • Troy Area Labor Council
  • United Church of Christ, North Carolina
  • United Panther Movement
  • U.S. Hands off Cuba and Venezuela South Florida Coalition
  • Universal Zulu Nation
  • Universal Zulu Nation World Department Of Community Affairs
  • Universal Zulu Nation Zulu Warriors Security
  • United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC)
  • US Women and Cuba Collaboration
  • Vancouver Communities in Solidarity With Cuba
  • Venceremos Brigade
  • White Panther Organization
  • Wisconsin Coalition to Normalize Relations With Cuba
  • Witness for Peace New England
  • WILPF-US, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
  • Women In Struggle/ Mujeres En Lucha
  • Workers World Party
  • WORPHC - Organizacion Mundial por Los Derechos de los Pueblos a la Salud

To make donations to help cover costs for organizing the International Conference, checks or money orders can be made payable to: IFCO/International Conference.

Please note that absolutely NOTHING else should be written on checks or in the memo section or on-line donations. Please do not write "Cuba" on any of your financial transactions. Payments may be mailed to:
418 West 145th Street
New York, NY 10031

Donors may use the following link to make on-line donations:

Registration Costs for Weekend: $35, (Students and Unemployed $15). No One Turned Away for Lack if Funds.