If Cuba's helathcare is a failure the let's compare Cuba to the US.
According to the World Health Organization (see http://www.who.int/countries
) the results are:
Life expectancy at birth m/f (years):
Healthy life expectancy at birth m/f (years, 2003):
Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births):
Probability of dying between 15 and 60 years m/f (per 1 000 population):
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2005):
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2005):
Reach your own conclusions.