• Short Summary

    DOCTORS FROM CONGO-KINSHASA, IVORY COAST, GHANA, LIBERIA, NIGERIA, SENEGAL AND SIERRA LEONE MET IN ABIDJAN ON MONDAY (MARCH 4) AT A SESSION OF THE ASSOCIATION OF WEST AFRICAN PHYSICIANS.

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    DOCTORS FROM CONGO-KINSHASA, IVORY COAST, GHANA, LIBERIA, NIGERIA, SENEGAL AND SIERRA LEONE MET IN ABIDJAN ON MONDAY (MARCH 4) AT A SESSION OF THE ASSOCIATION OF WEST AFRICAN PHYSICIANS.

    IVORY COAST HEALTH MINISTER, BLAISE N'DIA KOFFI, WHO OPENED THE MEETING, SAID IT COULD BE THE STARTING POINT OF PERMANENT EXCHANGES BETWEEN THE DOCTORS OF THE VARIOUS COUNTIES REPRESENTED.

    MR. KOFFI SAID TI WAS TO BE HOPED THAT SOME METHOD OF BI-LINGUAL EXPRESSION WOULD BE EVOLVED FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF WORKS PUBLISHED IN FRENCH IN THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND VICE-VERSA.

    THE MEETING WAS HELD TO ALLOW DOCTORS TO MEET AND DISCUSS MEDICAL PROBLEMS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES.

    NIGERIA SENT A 13-MAN DELEGATION HEADED BY SIR SAMUEL MANUWA; SIERRA LEONE FIELDED THREE MEN ONE WOMAN DOCTOR AND GHANA WAS REPRESENTED BY FIVE MEMBERS OF THE PROFESSION.

    THE TWO-DAY CONFERENCE WAS HELD IN THE MEDICAL SCHOOL OF THE MAIN HOSPITAL IN ABIDJAN.

    SYNOPSIS: MR. ALLANGBA WELCOMED THE DELEGATES AND SAID HE HOPED THEY WOULD FIND THE DISCUSSIONS STIMULATING. A LATE ARRIVAL DURING MR. ALLANGBA'S ADDRESS WAS MR. GRANT, THE GHANAIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE IVORY COAST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1A1VAWJOYPF0G3GSQIKV1IT5N
    Media URN:
    VLVA1A1VAWJOYPF0G3GSQIKV1IT5N
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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