• Short Summary

    THE WEST GERMAN BRANCH OF THE AFRICAN MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION HAS RAISED THE MONEY TO PROVIDE THE KENYAN FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE WITH A NEW AIRCRAFT, WHICH WAS PRESENTED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN NAIROBI.

  • Description

    THE WEST GERMAN BRANCH OF THE AFRICAN MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION HAS RAISED THE MONEY TO PROVIDE THE KENYAN FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE WITH A NEW AIRCRAFT, WHICH WAS PRESENTED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) IN NAIROBI.

    THE GERMAN AMBASSADOR TO KENYA, DR OTTO SOLTMAN, MADE THE PRESENTATION OF THE AIRCRAFT, A CESSNA 206. THE GERMAN GOVERNMENT CONTRIBUTED DM 300,000 (GBP25,000 STERLING) TOWARDS THE COST OF THE AIRCRAFT.

    THE PRESIDENT OF THE WEST GERMAN BRANCH OF THE AFRICAN MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION, FRAU DR. LEONORA SEMLER, RAISED ANOTHER DM 100,000 (GBP8,300 STERLING).

    THE FOUNDATION HAS ALSO ARRANGED FOR A GERMAN DOCTOR TO BE ATTACHED TO THE SERVICE FOR TWO YEARS.

    IN 1966 THE KENYAN FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE TREATED 4,500 PATIENTS AND HAD CARRIED OUT 320 MAJOR OPERATIONS.

    DURING PRESENTATION CEREMONIES ANOTHER FLYING DOCTOR AIRCRAFT FLEW IN WITH AN EMERGENCY CASE BOUND FOR NAIROBI HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6TPMTYFRF4FAJV0PKGVRBGV3J
    Media URN:
    VLVA6TPMTYFRF4FAJV0PKGVRBGV3J
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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