Published: Sunday 30 April 1995

A World Health Organisation's (WHO) recent B Programme report has warned the world community of tuberculosis epidemic. The annual global death toll from TB could rise to 4 million by AD 2005. This happens even after WHO declared TB a global emergency 2 years ago. And less than 0. 1 percent of all the industrialised nation's foreign aid is spent on TB control.

Ever since the United Nations Inter national Children's Educational Fund was born in 1946, a North American always occupied the seat of the executive director. Now Britain is rooting for Richard Jolly - the acting direct" for the last 2 months. But the UN Secretary General seems to be looking around for a woman candidate.

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