Heroes by cause - Social welfare

Heroes who have contributed to social welfare include:

Norman Bethune
Country: Canada, Spain, China
Cause details: Introduction of universal health care system to Canada. Provision of medical care in war-torn Spain and China
Norman Borlaug
Country: United States
Cause details: Feeding the world's poor
Howard Florey
Country: Australia, Great Britain
Cause details: Development of penicillin as an antibiotic
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Country: United States
Cause details: Assistance to the victims of the Great Depression and the defeat of European fascism and Japanese militarism in the Second World War
Albert Schweitzer
Country: Germany, Africa
Cause details: Reverence for life