Travel to Cuba with the IISC: Medical study tour October 2015

From Revolution to Evolution: Cuba’s Health Service

(Study tour for healthcare professionals and academics)

From £1,850*

7 Nights – 25 October – 1 November 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 KLM Birmingham – Havana
  • Accommodation for seven nights 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: Professor Patrick Pietroni and Dr. Stephen Wilkinson




Day 1 – SUNDAY, 25 October:  Birmingham to Havana / Dinner (D)

06:00 am: Depart Birmingham KLM – 06:00 – Amsterdam 08:20 – 10:45 – Havana 16:35

04:35 pm: Arrive Havana and transfer to hotel Capri

Eve: Dinner in the hotel


Day 2 – MONDAY, 26 October: Havana / Breakfast (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)

Eve. Dinner not included

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


Day 3 – TUESDAY, 27 October: 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 4 – WEDNESDAY, 28 October: Havana / B, L

Am: Visit Institute of Neurology and Neuroscience.


Pm: Visit Hospital Almejeiras



Day 5 – THURSDAY, 29 October:

Am: Visit Latin American Medical School


Pm Visit Mental Health Clinic



Day 6 – FRIDAY, 30 October:

Am. Visit Maternity Home


Pm. Visit HIV prevention centre



Day 7 – SATURDAY, 31 October: Havana / B, D

Am At leisure

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

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

Return to the hotel afterwards


Day 8 – SUNDAY, 1 November: 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 Beach or Havana extension

05:30 pm: Havana KLM – 20:25 – Amsterdam 08:50 (02.11.15) – 12:50 – Birmingham 13:05

01:05 pm: Arrive Birmingham (02.11.15)






Price for MINIMUM 15 persons

Sharing double room / price per person:

GBP 2,050 in Capri Hotel

Single supplement: GBP 125


Price for MINIMUM 25 persons

Sharing double room / price per person:

GBP 1,850 in Capri Hotel

Single supplement: GBP 125


Not included PRICE FOR A6 VISAS: GBP 90 for all applications

To book please contact:

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