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    Professor Robert Debre, President of the administrative council of the international children's centre in Paris, attended a child health seminar in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, yesterday (Monday).

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    Professor Robert Debre, President of the administrative council of the international children's centre in Paris, attended a child health seminar in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, yesterday (Monday). Later, Professor Debre received the Ivory Coast's Award of the National Order from President Houphouet-Boigny.

    The child health seminar is scheduled to continue for 19-days and is a comprehensive survey of medical and social health techniques. Among top-level Ivory Coast officials at the Child health seminar was the Minister of Health, M. Hyppolite Aye. M. Aye outlined to the seminar the progress made in tackling child health problems in the Ivory Coast. Speaking in reply, Professor Debre said that the Paris children's centre was particularly interested in encouraging child welfare throughout Africa.

    Later, Professor Debre was a guest at the residence of President Felix Houphouet-Biogny, where he was presented with the Ivory Coast's Award of the National Order. Speaking at the award ceremony, president Houphouet-Boigny, mentioned the outstanding work of Professor Debre in connection with child welfare.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2J55JOLWVIEE3279RY04OIG93
    Media URN:
    VLVA2J55JOLWVIEE3279RY04OIG93
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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