HC Deb 29 January 1962 vol 652 c63W
Mr. Awbery

asked the Minister of Health what is the total annual income of the World Health Organisation of the United Nations; what is the contribution of this country toward that amount; and what steps are being taken to make this organisation more effective against the spread of diseases such as smallpox.

Mr. Powell

$29,798,705 for 1960, to which United Kingdom's direct contribution was £431,500. The Organisation promotes effective action for the eradication of smallpox: cases notified throughout the world fell by seven-eighths in the last ten years.

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