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FLEITAS SALAZAR, Carlos Rafael. Civil Hospital of Santiago de Cuba: a history of changes, difficulties and realizations. MEDISAN [online]. 2023, vol.27, n.5  Epub Oct 31, 2023. ISSN 1029-3019.

The Civil Hospital of Santiago de Cuba was founded in 1863 and, since that time, it has given assistance to patients of this province and of all east region. In 1960 it was transferred to the current head office and became fundamental column in the beginning of higher medical teaching for the whole east of Cuba. It is mentioned in several texts from the XIX century, but its creation and trajectory is not known. In that sense, after an exhaustive review of documents and newspapers of that time, the present work was carried out aimed at describing the evolution of this center and the fundamental historical contexts.

Keywords : provincial hospital; history of medicine; teaching hospital.

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