World Health Organization

Blood Safety For Too Few

Despite all the technological marvels that humanity is experiencing, reliable and safe blood supply is still out of reach for untold millions of people around the world.


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.