WHO is an often ignored, major area of success for the United Nations.
They have an excellent report, with a wealth of statistics and graphs available under the title, Removing Obstacles to Healthy Development. A 1.5mb file is available to download at the link (it is a very well structure document with hyperlinks direct from all the tables to the relevant sections)
The page below is a copy of the page listing the WHO initiatives. Note especially campaigns such as roll back Malaria. For more information, get the report
WHO also run a program focussed on Tropical Disease, TDR
The World Health Organization
Combating childhood deaths
Rolling back malaria
Towards a polio-free world
Partnerships for long-term goals .
Value for money .
Packages of care .
Effective research .
Global alert and response .
First-line defence against flu .
Detecting and containing resistance .
Hi-tech disease mapping .
Providing finance for malarial drugs .
Setting disease priorities .
© World Health Organization 1999
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