• Short Summary

    Representatives from 19 countries gathered in Amman on Monday (September 11) for the opening of the 22nd Session of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean.

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    Representatives from 19 countries gathered in Amman on Monday (September 11) for the opening of the 22nd Session of the World Health Organisation's (WHO) Regional Committee for the Eastern Mediterranean.

    The four-day conference is discussing such common problems as the growth of environmental pollution; hazards of pesticides; family planning; the shortage of medical and scientific task forces; control of malaria, smallpox, poliomyelitis, tuberculosis, bilharziasis, infant diarrhoea, and other regional diseases; and the training of the general public on health matters.

    Jordanian prime Minister Ahmad A-Louzi represented King Hussein - Patron of the Conference - at the opening session.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA12A2G4OIWEFQBJANYJCQR1YD4
    Media URN:
    VLVA12A2G4OIWEFQBJANYJCQR1YD4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/09/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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