Work Performed

1982 - 1990 Medical/Surgical Assistance and Transportation of donations to Nicaraguan refugees in Honduras and Costa Rica.
1985 Donation of 10 tons of humanitarian supplies to Chile after the earthquake.
1986 Medical Assistance to El Salvador after the earthquake.
1986 Donation of 15 tons of medical equipment to Lima, Peru, in conjunction with the women auxiliary of the Dade County Medical Association.
1987 - 1988 Medical, dental, surgical assistance, donation of hospital equipment and medications to Angolan refugees.
1989 Donation of complete 50 bed field hospital to the interim government of Afghanistan
1990 - 1991 Medical/Surgical assistance and donation of equipment in the reconstruction of Panama.
1990 - Present Medical/Surgical assistance and donation of equipment in the reconstruction of Nicaragua
1992 - 1993 Medical/Surgical assistance in conjunction with the Catholic University of Guayaquil, Ecuador.
1991 Medical/Surgical assistance to Poland
1992 - 1993 Medical/Surgical assistance and donation of equipment, Hospital of Bayaguana, province of Monte Plata, Dominican Republic.
1992  Medical assistance to victims of Hurricane Andrews, South Florida.
1992 Program Welcome to Freedom
1995 - Present Program Faith in Action in conjunction with the Ermita de la Caridad, medications sent to the people of Cuba through the Catholic Church.
1994 - 1995 Joint Task Force 160, Guantanamo Naval Base, Cuba, Haitian and Cuban rafters crisis.
1995 Humanitarian help to the Island of Antigua after a hurricane.
1995 Humanitarian program with the Ministry of Social Services of Haiti, donation of equipment to the Social Services Hospital.
1996 Delivery of medicines and toys to the Ministry of Social Services of Haiti.
1996 Delivery of medication and medical supplies to Cubans in Pachacamiya, Peru.
1996 Medical Team back up to the flotilla "Democracy"
1996 Monthly shipment of medication to political prisoners in Cuban jails
1997 Monthly delivery of a 40 feet container with medication and equipment to the Presidency of Nicaragua.
1997 Medical help to "Friends of Altai, Inc.", to the Altai region in the former Soviet Union, to people exposed to 470 nuclear explosions from 1949 to 1967.
1997 - 1998 Donation of medicines and medical equipment to Ecuador to alleviate disasters caused by "El Niño" phenomenon.
1997 - 1998 Donation of medicines and medical equipment to Peru to alleviate disasters caused by "El Niño" phenomenon.
1998 - Present Donation of medication, medical books and literature to the "Colegio Medico Cubano Independiente" (Independent Cuban Medical Association) in Havana, Cuba.
1998 Hurricane George, donation of 2 tons of medication, clothing and food to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
1998 Seminar in Preparedness for Biological, Chemical and Radioactive Warfare, in Coral Gables Hospital, Miami, Florida.
1998 Hurricane Mitch, Operation Central America, monthly medical teams traveled to Honduras and Nicaragua to provide medical services to victims, also donation of medications.
1999 Donation of a 40 feet container with hospital supplies and computer set, medications, to the General Hospital of Belize, Ministry of Health, Belize, C.A.
1999 "Operation Central America" continued visits to the region of Honduras and Nicaragua, of teams of doctors to provide medical services to the victims of Hurricane Mitch.
1999 Donation of a Meddars 300 computerized catheterization laboratory and its components to the Ministry of Health of Managua, Nicaragua, to provide services to the poor.
2000 Seminar "Terrorism: Preparing the Community", conducted at the Koubek Center of the University of Miami.
2000 Donation of 5 Unitek Metalcraft Dental Chairs, 5 Casalt Lamps, chairs and other small dental equipment and mammogram unit to the "International Foundation of the People of Nicaragua".
2000 - January to August Program "Despertando Sonrisas" together with the "Elena Mederos Foundation" from Spain, to send medicines to sick children in Cuba.
2001 - January 13 to June Earthquake in El Salvador with an intensity of 7.5 on the Richter scale. The M.M.T.F. sent teams of physicians and nurses with one ton of medications on each trip. Visits to rural areas devastated by the quake in a monthly basis from January to June 2001
2001 - March Trip to Haiti. Visited the General Hospital at Ft. Liberte and donated medications and medical supplies
2001 - June Dominican Republic. The M.M.T.F. sent a team of physicians and nurses with medications to San Cristobal province and Haina, to help poor people in the area.
2002 - January To June Donation of medications to prisoners in Cuban jails and to their families.
2002 - March  Donation of medicines, medical supplies and used hospital equipment to the “health help project, inc.” of Nigeria, delivered in Miami to the consul of Nigeria
2002 - June to August  “Operation Dengue”, The MMT responding to a request for help to fight a severe “dengue” epidemic, from the president of the republic of el Salvador, sent a group of physicians, nurse and logistic personnel to that country to assess the conditions and to provide medical relief to local doctors and donate medications. The MMT group was accompanied by the head of the Miami Dade county mosquito control department and an entomologist from Miami Dade county.

Group of physicians, nurses and logistic personnel continue traveling to El Salvador to provide medical services and donate medicines.

2003 - April, June & August Donations of medications to an aid's patient in Honduras, C. A.
2003 January To December Humanitarian donations of medications to the Municipality of Placetas in Exile, to be sent to their counterpart in Cuba. 
2003 July To December Humanitarian donations of medications to other municipality associations in exile, through the program "Solidarity With Other Municipalities in Cuba", to be distributed to political prisoners and their families and other people in need in  their municipalities in Cuba.
2003 - January to December Humanitarian donations of medications to municipality associations in exile through the  program "Solidarity With Other             Municipalities In Cuba", which were sent to political prisoners and their families an other people in need in their municipalities in Cuba.
2003 - August  Donation of medications by Dr. Jacqueline Salazar, a pediatrician `member of the MMTF, were delivered to Dr. Jose Benitez, at the Children's National Hospital, ("Hospital Nacional De Niños, Benjamin Bloom") in El Salvador, Republic of El Salvador to treat children who were suffering and  dying of pneumonia
2003 - May In Managua, Nicaragua - Collaboration of Dr. Jacqueline Salazar, in seminars about disaster management due to nature, war and terror and its effect on children and family.
2003 - November Panama City, Panama - Collaboration of Dr. Jacqueline Salazar, in seminars about disaster management due to nature, war and terror and its effect on children and family.
2003 - January to November Weekly broadcasts  to Cuba through Radio Marti, to inform Cuban physicians, medical personnel and the population in general, updated medical information and techniques.
2004 - June

A seminar in Anti-Terrorism: General Information, by Dr. Henry J. Siegelson, of Disaster Planning Intl., at the Cuban Medical Association in Exile Congress in Miami Beach.

2004 - January to July

Donation of medications and medical supplies to Managua, Nicaragua. Delivered to Professor Dario in Miami, to be distributed to dispensaries for the poor in various  municipalities of Nicaragua.

2004 - February

Medical support to the "Cuban Memorial" in Tamiami Park, Miami, Florida to commemorate and honor the victims who were executed in Cuba by Fidel Castro.

2004 Donation of medications to an aids infected patient in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. The MMT has been helping this patient  for many years (passed away this year).
2004 - May Donation of medications and clothes to the Dominican  Republic, to help the victims of massive floods.
2004 Donation of medications to the program “Fe en Accion” of the Catholic Church Of  Miami, which sends medications to people who need them in  their parishes in Cuba.
2004 Weekly radio programs to broadcast updated medical information of all specialties to the medical community in Cuba and to the population at large through Radio Marti.
2005 Donation of medications to the Municipality Associations In Exile with the help of the “Asociacion Municipios De Placetas De Cuba En El Exilio”, to send to people who need them in their municipalities in Cuba.
2005 Donation of medications to political prisoners and their families in Cuba.
2005 Trip to Managua, Nicaragua to lay the foundations for a program to help poor children living in marginal neighborhoods in that city.
2006 Donation of medications to the “Municipality of Placetas in Exile Association” to be sent to people in need in Municipalities In Cuba who have requested  them and to political prisoners and their families.
2006 Donation of medications to Mason Lodges in Cuba for their members. 
2006  Donation of medications to “Fe En Accion” a Catholic  Charity in Miami, FL.
2006 Donation of medications to a health project in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic.
2006 Donation of medications to Managua, Nicaragua
2006 Donation of school supplies, desks, blackboards, uniforms and books to equip a church hall to teach very poor children living in "Anexo del Paraiso" in Managua, Nicaragua.
2006 Donation of medications to a group affiliated to "independent libraries" in Cuba.
2006 Donation of medications to a group of wives of political prisoners which called themselves "Damas de Blanco".
2006 Donation of medications to Tegucigalpa, Honduras for an ill child.
2006 Donation of medications to a group of dock workers in Cuba.
2006 Update, review and discuss "Project Cuba" of the Miami Medical Team Foundation, designed to transport massive donations to municipalities in Cuba.
2006 Presentation of "Project Cuba" to the State Department and to the USAID.
2006 Weekly training programs at the house of "Municipalities of Cuba in Exile" to a volunteer group of members for "Project Cuba".

Curriculum:

1. Updated information about Cuba at the present time. Including Geography, railroads, airports, seaports and highways.
2. Logistics training in receiving donations, packing, shipping, delivering donations in Cuba (medications, medical equipment, food, clothing, toys).
3. Personnel safeguards: avoiding self-contamination and diseases, use of potable water and eatable food, protection against mosquitoes and all insects, sunblock protection.
4. CBR Training: to detect and prevent any Chemical, Biological and/or Radioactive accident to our volunteers and the local population.
5. CPR Training: Cardio Pulmonary Resucitation course to all members, to train volunteers proficiently to respond to any emergency.

2006 Graduation of 148 volunteers in above mentioned courses. Diplomas conferred to the members in November.
2006 Programs between the MMTF and the "Cuban Municipalities in Exile" to establish and develop the "Committee of Cuban Municipalities Council" ("Patronatos", organize a strategy to help each and every one of the 160 Cuban Municipalities simultaneously and implementing a program already in progress of "Sisterhood Between Cities").

The basis of the help to the municipalities will focus on:

a) Health systems: Equipment, Ambulances.
b) Schools: Books, computers, laboratories, sport competitions, etc.
c) Health and Hygiene for children and the elderly.
d) Environmental programs: Elimination of insects, vectors, trash disposal, black waters, etc.

2006-2007 Radio Broadcasting:

a) Weekly MMT medical programs to Cuba through Radio Marti. Directed as a public service and as orientation to health workers and the general population.
b) Two additional weekly radio broadcasts about general topics related to medicine and the work of the MMT in different parts of the world and the plans for the medical reconstruction of Cuba.

Transmitted by: Radio Ritmo 102.5 MHz, FM
                          Radio Miami International, short wave 31 meters.

2007 Donations of Medications and Medical Supplies:

January to December - To municipalities in Cuba through "Asociación Municipio de Placetas in Exile".
January - To Freedom House in Washington, D.C.
January & October - To families of Masons in Cuba.
April - To poor families in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, after massive floods.
April - To men, women and children detained in the Bahamas.
June - To people in need in Managua,Nicaragua.
July - To dock workers in Cuba.
August - To a sick child in Managua, Nicaragua.
October - To "Fe en Acción", a program of the Catholic Church in Miami.

2007 Earthquake in Cisco, Peru:

August - Massive drive to collect food, clothing and medications for the victims of the earthquake in Cisco, Peru in colaboration with the "Municipios de Cuba en el Exilio". Donations delivered to the victims in 72 hours.

2007 December -  Conference about the "Cuban Health System" to cadets of "The Citadel" of South Carolina at the "Institute of Cuban American Studies" of the University of Miami.
 

TO BE CONTINUED