Cuban doctor Elisa Barrios Calzadilla inspects a patient during a house call in the city of Itiuba in the state of Bahia, north-eastern Brazil November 20, 2013. They were heckled and called slaves of... more 
Cuban doctor Elisa Barrios Calzadilla inspects a patient during a house call in the city of Itiuba in the state of Bahia, north-eastern Brazil November 20, 2013. They were heckled and called slaves of a communist state when they first landed, but in the poorest corners of Brazil the arrival of 5,400 Cuban doctors is being welcomed as a godsend. The program to fill gaps in the national health system with foreign doctors, mainly from Cuba, could become a big vote-winner for President Dilma Rousseff as she eyes a second term in next year's election despite fierce opposition from Brazil's medical class. Picture taken November 20, 2013. To match story BRAZIL-DOCTORS/CUBA REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino (BRAZIL - Tags: POLITICS HEALTH) less 
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