• Short Summary

    THE FIRST OF PLANNED YEARLY SEMINARS DESIGNED TO DISCUSS THE BEST WAYS OF ERADICATING SMALL-POX AND CONTROLLING MEASLES ALONG THE WEST COAST OF AFRICA ENDED IN ACCRA, GHANA, ON FRIDAY.

  • Description

    THE FIRST OF PLANNED YEARLY SEMINARS DESIGNED TO DISCUSS THE BEST WAYS OF ERADICATING SMALL-POX AND CONTROLLING MEASLES ALONG THE WEST COAST OF AFRICA ENDED IN ACCRA, GHANA, ON FRIDAY. THE SEMINAR WAS ORGANISED BY THE UNITED STATES, WHICH IS SPONSORING A FIVE-YEAR PROGRAMME AGAINST SMALL-POX AND MEASLES IN WEST AFRICA.

    THE SEMINAR OPENED ON THE 3RD OF THIS MONTH AT ACCRA'S CONTINENTAL HOTEL WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF THE 16 WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAMME PRESENT. THE MAIN FEATURE OF THE PROGRAMME IS VACCINATION. IT'S HOPED THAT WITHIN FIVE YEARS 120,000,000 PEOPLE WILL BE VACCINATED AGAINST SMALL-POX, WHILE 30,000,000 CHILDREN WILL RECEIVE VACCINATION FOR MEASLES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA711Q03YP9TT732O077IQTQEF9
    Media URN:
    VLVA711Q03YP9TT732O077IQTQEF9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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