• Short Summary

    SEVENTY DELEGATES FROM 29 AFRICAN COUNTRIES YESTERDAY (6 OCTOBER) ATTENDED THE OPENING SESSION IN ABIDJAN OF A TEN-DAY CONFERENCE OF THE AFRICAN REGIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION.

  • Description

    SEVENTY DELEGATES FROM 29 AFRICAN COUNTRIES YESTERDAY (6 OCTOBER) ATTENDED THE OPENING SESSION IN ABIDJAN OF A TEN-DAY CONFERENCE OF THE AFRICAN REGIONAL COMMITTEE OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION.

    THE OPENING WAS ATTENDED BY IVORY COAST PRESIDENT FELIX HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY AND ADDRESSED BY THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION, DR MAROOLINO CANDAU.

    THE COMMITTEE WILL DISCUSS THE PLACE OF PUBLIC HEALTH IN THE ECONOMY OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES, THE PROFESSIONAL TRAINING OF MEDICAL STAFF, AND LONG-TERM PLANNING. THE CHIEF TOPIC WILL BE THE CONTINUING FIGHT AGAINST DISEASES, SUCH AS MALARIA AND SMALLPOX, AND METHODS OF FINANCING THE CAMPAIGN.

    THE CONGRESS WILL INCLUDE AN UNOFFICIAL DISCUSSION ON THE ORGANISATION OF NATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEMS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1LN580A4LQSBW24642742UBLD
    Media URN:
    VLVA1LN580A4LQSBW24642742UBLD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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