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Tackling river blindness
in Africa
Richard Porter

Richard Porter, Executive director, Sight Savers International and Task Force member of Vision 2020 writes about the efforts directed at the prevention and cure of onchocerciasis.

Smallpox: the lethal,
scarring killer
Professor Alimuddin Zumla

Professor Alimuddin Zumla Director of the Centre for Infectious Diseases at the University College London celebrates the global eradication of the disease in 1977 with a cautious hint on how the forgotten horrors could be revived by use of the virus as a biological weapon.

Development of a
strategic sector
Rajiv Biswas

Rajiv Biswas, specialist writer on business and economic issues reviews the growth of the health-related goods and services industries in the Commonwealth

Prevention and treatment
Roger Shrimpton and Andrew Tomkins

Roger Shrimpton and Andrew Tomkins, respectively of the Centre for International Child Health and Institute of Child Health, at the University College London, examine breastfeeding and dietary management for infants and mothers sufferingfrom the devastating disease.


Communication: the key

Dr David Souter, Executive Director, Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation

Improving market access for least-developed countries (LDCs) within the Commonwealth

Mike Moore, Director-General, World Trade Organisation (WTO)

The importance of good local government in promoting sustainable development

Carl Wright, Director, Commonwealth Local Government Forum

Gender mainstreaming in Malta

Sue Vella MSc, Malta Ministry for Social Policy

Capacity building as strengthening institutions

Fay Chung, Director of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA)


2/80 - European Union's 'Let Them Eat Cake' Stance Appals Commonwealth Leade

02/79 - Multilateralism is the only way forward, says Commonwealth Secretary-General

02/78 - Commonwealth Expert Group to Review Papua New Guinea’s Electoral Process

02/77 - Commonwealth Heads of Government to meet in Abuja, Nigeria, in December 2003

02/76 - Commonwealth Secretary-General condemns Bali terrorist killings

02/75 - Commonwealth Finance Ministers Meeting London, 24-26 September 2002 - Communiqué

02/74 - Commonwealth Observers for Pakistan poll

02/73 - Secretary-General urges Commonwealth finance ministers to ‘deliver Monterrey’

02/72 - Commonwealth Secretary-General lauds progress in Sri Lanka peace process

02/71 - Meeting of The Commonwealth Chairpersons' Committee On Zimbabwe

02/70 - Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Statement for International Day of Peace, 21st September

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