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    A senior official of the World Health Organisation has warned the Organisation's East Mediterranean Regional Committee of the dangers of the population explosion in the area.

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    GV & SV Flags and banner showing 'WHO' conference (2 shots)
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    GV INT Delegates seated
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    GV & SV Dr. Madani speaking (2 shots)
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    MV Delegates seated (2 shots)
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    MV & SCU Dr. Taba speaking (2 shots)
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    MV PAN Delegates seated (2 shots)
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    MV & SCU Representative form Geneva speaking
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    MV Delegates applauding
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A senior official of the World Health Organisation has warned the Organisation's East Mediterranean Regional Committee of the dangers of the population explosion in the area.

    Dr. Abdel-Hussein, Taba, Regional W.H.O. Director for the area, was speaking at the opening session of the 23rd session of the committee.

    He said that if it were not checked, the population of the area by the year 2,000 would be over 560 million people.

    The five days of meetings, which began on September 8, are being attended by representatives of Health Ministries in 23 countries as well as by United Nations and affiliated organisations' officials.

    The Session will discuss health problems in the area and also the formation of an independent international committee to study the health situation of Arabs in Israeli-occupied Arab territories.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA256JMRUG8UJNHNJZ58K2CQ9AI
    Media URN:
    VLVA256JMRUG8UJNHNJZ58K2CQ9AI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
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    N/A

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