Embargo on medicines

Other Names:
Refusal to supply prescription drugs
Banned trade in medicaments
Economic sanctions in medicines

The USA has maintained an embargo on selling medicines to Cuba since 1964, as part of a general Cuban embargo since 1960. Health care in Cuba suffers badly due to a deficit in medicine, as well as other problems.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST