Educación Médica Superior
versión ISSN 0864-2141
PERNAS GOMEZ, Marta et al. Strategic principles of Health Sciences Education in Cuba (II): the appropriateness. Educ Med Super [online]. 2009, vol.23, n.2, pp. 0-0. ISSN 0864-2141.
The objective of present paper is to express our points of view on relevance of university training, and the way in which our country has attempt to state exactly in the field of the medical education and the health Sciences. Relevance of medical education must to be considered taking into account its correspondence with needs of health of the persons, the families, and other communities in its social and natural environment, but also must to consider that derived from the present and perspective development of the context and its demands to higher education. Thus, it is a relative concept whose content depends from the relevance, the quality, and the fairness, which has been ratified in the newly Regional Conference of Higher Education (CRES 2008). The university careers of health sciences area have a great impact on human development and in above careers are clearly showed the need to achieve coherence of relevance, fairness, quality and social commitment principles that only could be the result of the political will to construct societies more jousts and completes with the State participation, the society as whole, and assisting and teaching institutions.
Palabras llave : Relevance; fairness; university social commitment..