Under-nutrition afflicts fewer than five percent of Cubans. And Cuba has helped reduce the number of the world's hungry by half as of 2015.
A new chapter in the story of Cuba's outreach to people began with the arrival in Katmandu, Nepal of 49 Cuban health care workers.
TPP would make many drug prices unaffordable and block availability of generic drugs, pricing millions of people out of much-needed medical care.
The Henry Reeve Brigade is only a small part of Cuba's vast system of medical solidarity help to scores of poorer countries.
The death toll soared past 3,700, even without a full accounting from mountain villages that workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.
Cuba's infant mortality rate (IMR) for 2014 was 4.2, unchanged from the previous year and again the lowest in Cuban history.
UK families have been forced to bury loved ones in their back gardens amid an upsurge in "paupers' funerals" caused by rising costs and grant cuts.
Three decades after lethal gas swept through Bhopal, the central Indian city remains haunted by memories of the world's worst industrial disaster.
President of Cuba Raul Castro opening remarks at the Special ALBA Summit on Ebola.
Cuba is the first nation in the world to answer an urgent call for personnel to help stop the spread of Ebola in West Africa and will send 165 medical professionals to Sierra Leone.