Cuba slaps travel limits on doctors to plug brain drain

An ambulance arrives at a hospital in Cerro Municipality, on January 15, 2013 in HavanaCuba will place renewed restrictions on the movement of doctors out of the country, it said Tuesday, acknowledging a brain drain has “seriously” hurt the nation’s much-vaunted health system. The latest measures do not mean “that medical specialists cannot travel or live abroad,” authorities said.

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