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World Health Day, 1961: accidents need not happen

Accidents are the world's third worst killer. While medical science makes great progress in combating disease and illness, the mounting toll from accidents shows no signs of decreasing. With this in mind, the World Health Organization has chosen as a theme for World Health Day, April 7, 1961, "Accidents and their Prevention."

In this issue The Unesco Courier presents a series of articles dealing with this important subject.

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April 1961