§ Mr. Brockway
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies which United Nations or other international agencies are assisting development schemes in Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika, respectively; what are the schemes; and what is the nature and cost of the assistance in each case.
§ Mr. Lennox-Boyd
The United Nations and the Specialised Agencies plan to provide assistance to these territories in 1957 as tabulated below:55W
Territory Agency Nature of Assistance Field of Operation Estimated cost to Agency in 1957* in U.S. Dollars KENYA W.H.O. 2 Medical Officers Tuberculosis control 15,855 1 Public Health Nurse 1 Laboratory Technician 1 Statistician UNICEF Equipment and Drugs Tuberculosis control 99,000 W.H.O. 1 Malariologist Malaria Control 1,000 W.H.O. 1 Maternal and Child Health Nurse Maternal and Child Health Services 2,700 UNICEF Equipment Maternal and Child Health Services 70,000 UGANDA W.H.O. Medical advice as required. Malaria Control 7,800 W.H.O. 1 Medical Officer Tuberculosis Survey 13,910 2 Public Health Nurses 1 Laboratory Technician 1 X-Ray Engineer 1 Statistician W.H.O. 2 Nutritionists Nutrition Survey 19,400 UNICEF Drugs and Equipment Leprosy Control 23,000 F.A.O. 1 Biologist Fisheries Research 18,000 1 Economist 1 Naturalist T.A.A. 1 Expert Rural Training for the Blind 8,700 TANGANYIKA W.H.O. 1 Medical Officer Tuberculosis Survey 13,910 2 Public Health Nurses 1 Laboratory Technician 1 X-Ray Engineer 1 Statistician F.A.O. Team Leader Rufiji Basin Survey 88,000 3 Irrigation Engineers 1 Hydrologist 2 Photogrammetrists F.A.O. 1 Project Engineer Survey of Luichi, Pangoni and Ruvu Rivers. 1 Irrigation Engineer 1 Survey Engineer F.A.O. 1 Home Economist Home Economics 8,200 T.A.A. 4 Mining Geologists Mineral Exploration 46,000 E.A.H.C. W.H.O. 1 Chemist Assistance to East African Institute of Malaria and Vector-borne diseases 1 Parasitologist 1 Sanitarian 12,000 UNICEF Supplies and Equipment Assistance to East African Institute of Malaria and Vector-borne diseases 12,000 W.M.O. 2 Meteorologists Application of Meteorology to Locust Control 23,200 W.M.O. World Meteorological Organisation. W.H.O. World Health Organisation. F.A.O. Food and Agriculture Organisation. T.A.A. United Nations Technical Assistance Administration. UNICEF United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund. *Some projects were started before 1957; others may continue after 1957. It is not possible to state what provision may be required after 31st December, 1957.