The ‘fight against time’ towards healthier living for all

4 April 2018

As the World Health Organization (WHO) turns 70 this weekend (7 April), we’re turning back the clock 60 years when the “fight against time” to end epidemics, killer diseases and chronic illness was in its infancy.

For this edition of our Podcast Classics series, we’ve reached into the archives of UN Radio to bring you “Ten Steps Forward”, a podcast before the genre had a name, narrated by British stage and screen actor Michael Redgrave, looking at WHO’s first 10 years.

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Gravity” by Borrtex.

Naive” by Sergey Cheremisinov.

Audio Credit:
Omar Musni, UN News
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