Statistical Tables

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Abbreviations

AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome
BCG anti-tuberculosis vaccine
CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
DHS Demographic and Health Surveys
DPT combined diphtheria/pertussis (whooping cough)/tetanus vaccine
EU European Union
GNP gross national product
HIV human immunodeficiency virus
ICRW International Center for Research on Women
NGO non-governmental organization
ODA official development assistance
OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
ORS/ORT       oral rehydration salts/oral rehydration therapy
STD sexually transmitted disease
TB tuberculosis
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNICEF United Nations Children's Fund
WHO World Health Organization

Throughout The Progress of Nations, a dash (-) signifies no data were available.
Note: All dollars are US dollars.

 

The Progress of Nations 1998 Production Team

Editorial staff

Catharine Way
Editor

Lisa Adelson
Angela Hawke
Richard Leonard
Kristin Moehlmann
John Richardson
Hashi Roberts
Douglas Root
Saudamini Siegrist

Statistical staff

Gareth Jones
Senior Statistician

Mark Hereward
Nyein Nyein Lwin
Tessa Wardlaw
Khin Whit Yee

Administrative support

Barbara Chase
Fran Scott

 

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