Stephen Bartlett

600 doctors, trained and sponsored by the Cuban government, are providing free, high-quality health care to vulnerable populations throughout Haiti. 
 Photo Credit: Tory Field

Cuba’s medical intervention in international health crises is unparalleled among nations. As of 2014 there were 50,000 Cuban doctors and nurses working in 60 developing countries. This outstanding legacy of Fidel Castro demonstrates what can be achieved when a very high value is placed on human life, every human life.