Foreign News: Big Little Job

Debates and deadlocks make most of the U.N. headlines. But not all of U.N.'s activities are so spectacularly futile. Last week the U.N.'s International Children's Emergency Fund reported on what it is doing on a $12 million budget.

It has brought food, medical aid, or both, to at least 6,500,000—and probably many more—children in India, Pakistan, Indonesia, the Philippines and other Asian lands. More than 6,000,000 children have been examined for T.B. and nearly 2,500,000 vaccinated against it. U.N. DDT teams have protected another 1,000,000 against malaria. U.N. food centers hand out free...

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