Born: May 16, 1928 AD
Currently alive, at 86 years of age.
1928 - Born on the 16th of May in Chiba,Japan.
1974 - He joined in the World Health Organization for the position of Scientist, Drug Evaluation and Monitoring.
1976 - He became Chief of the WHO Drug Policies and Management Unit.
1978 - He was Nominated as a Regional Director.
1993 - He was re-elected to a second term of office as Director-General.
1997 - He announced that he was not seeking another re-election.
Page last updated: 5:15am, 10th May '07