• Short Summary

    THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY HAS LAUNCHED A LONG-TERM PROGRAMME TO FIGHT DISEASE AND RAISE THE GENERAL STANDARDS OF HEALTH AMONG ITS MEMBER NATIONS.

  • Description

    THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY HAS LAUNCHED A LONG-TERM PROGRAMME TO FIGHT DISEASE AND RAISE THE GENERAL STANDARDS OF HEALTH AMONG ITS MEMBER NATIONS. THE PROGRAMME WAS LAUNCHED AT THE OPENING MEETING OF ON TUESDAY (JULY 20). THE PANEL HAS BEEN SET UP TO CO-ORDINATE REGIONAL DATION BY THE SCIENCE, CULTURE, EDUCATION AND HEALTH COMMISSION OF THE O.A.U.

    SYNOPSIS: THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY HAS LAUNCHED A LONG-TERM PLAN TO FIGHT DISEASE AND RAISE THE STANDARDS OF HEALTH AMONG ITS MEMBER NATIONS. DR ASSEFA TEKLE, A RESEARCH DIRECTOR, WAS ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF THE NEW SCIENTIFIC PANEL WHICH HAS BEEN SET UP TO CO-ORDINATE THE PROGRAMME AT A MEETING IN ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, ON TUESDAY.

    THE BASIC JOB OF THE NEW 13-MEMBER PANEL IS TO CO-ORDINATE REGIONAL PROGRAMMES TO COMBAT DISEASE. IT WILL ACT AS A LINK BETWEEN MAJOR BODIES LIKE THE UNITED NATIONS WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATIONS AND THE EMBER STATES OF THE O.A.U., AND COLLECT FINANCE FOR CERTAIN PROJECTS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1JIC9LY9RZLK99ESBXEYKTQLN
    Media URN:
    VLVA1JIC9LY9RZLK99ESBXEYKTQLN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1971
    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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