Visit Cuba with IISC experts in 2015

 From Revolution to Evolution:

Cuba’s Health Service

(A study tour for healthcare professionals and academics)

From £1,700*

7 Nights – October 24- 31 2015

BEGUILING Cuba and its world-renowned Health Service is the focus of this professional study tour organised by the International Institute for the Study of Cuba in conjunction with the Cuban Ministry of Public Health and Old Havana Ltd. (ATOL. 9627)


  • Return economy class flight on Air France LGW or Birmingham – Havana
  • Accommodation for 7 nights at  NH Capri hotel
  • Welcome gala dinner
  • Breakfast every day, plus lunches and some dinners
  • Fully escorted by IISC experts and Cuban Ministry of Health officials
  • Services of interpreter throughout
  • Itinerary organised by the IISC in collaboration with the Cuban Ministry of Health and Old Havana Ltd.

Tour leaders: Prof. Patrick Pietroni and Dr. Stephen Wilkinson


Day 1 SAT: Birmingham to Havana Dinner (D)

Am: Depart Birmingham Air France

Pm: Arrive Havana and transfer to hotel Capri

Eve: Dinner in the hotel


Day 2 SUN: Havana / Breakfast (B), Dinner (D)

Am At leisure

Pm: At leisure (Optional tours of city or ecursions to beeach can be arranged at extra cost)

Eve: Drive by 1950s US classic cars to El Patio for a Welcome Dinner

Return to the hotel afterwards


Day 3 MON: Havana / B, Lunch (L)

Am: Visit Ministry of Health for an introduction to Cuba´s health system

Pm: Lunch in Café Laurent (private restaurant)

Visit Policlinic (15 y 18 Vedado)d

Eve. Dinner not included

NOTE: Transport not include. Clients will walk or use TAXIS


Day 4 TUE: Havana / B, L,

Am. Visit Family doctor practices.

Pm. Lunch at a convenient restaurant

Visit. Visit Family doctor practices

Eve. Dinner not included

NOTE: Transport not included. Clients will use TAXIS


Day 5 WED: Havana / B, L

Am: Visit Institute of Neurolgy and Neuroscience. t


Pm: Visit Hospital Almejeiras



Day 6 THURS:

Am: Visit Latin American Medical School


Pm Visit Mental Health Clinic



Day 7 FRI

Am. Visit Maternity Home


Pm. Visit HIV prevention centre



DAY 8 SAT Departure for UK or optional holiday extension

12:00 Check out of hotel (optional late check out for extra fee)

Lunch in Las Terrazas.

PM transfer to Airport or to optional Beach or Havana extension


*Prices (subject to revision)

Price for MINIMUM 15 persons

Sharing double room / price per person:

GBP 1,900 in Capri

Single supplement: GBP 125

Price for MINIMUM 25 persons

Sharing double room / price per person:

 GBP 1,700 in Capri


Single supplement: GBP 125

Non-participants(partners) pay £400 less

Not included PRICE FOR A6 VISAS (inc non-in person application fee)

  • GBP 75 per visa (when a min of 3 applications are made at the same time)
  • GBP 80 per visa for 2 applications at a time
  • GBP 90 for a solo visa application


  • To BOOK contact: 

    Lee Good
    Centre Coordinator, CPTPC University of Chester
    Tel: 01743 341739

    For questions about the tour: Dr Stephen Wilkinson +44 07956381640