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Cuba reorganizes family doctor program

President Raul Castro's government will close more than half of Cuba's family doctor offices and boost staffing at the rest in a major reform of its vaunted free health care system, the Reuters news agency reported Wednesday from Havana that quoted medical sources.

The agency reported that its sources said the overhaul of one of the pillars of the health system came in response to public complaints, and is another step by Castro to improve life since he succeeded his ailing elder brother Fidel Castro as president in February.

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