Press Release

The World Health Report 1998

Life in the 21st century should be healthier and better as well as longer for more people than ever before, the World Health Organization says in a major report.


Polio Eradication Effort on Target

Polio, once one of the world's most feared diseases, is on track for global eradication by the year 2000 in a campaign that has given 1.5 billion vaccinations to children in the developing world this decade.