• Short Summary

    MEDICAL EXPERTS FROM FIVE WESTERN COUNTRIES MET IN PARIS TODAY (TUESDAY) TO DISCUSS FRENCH-SPONSORED PLANS TO SPEND 2-MILLION STERLING A WEEK ON CANCER RESEARCH OUT OF MONEY NOW SPENT ON ARMS.

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    MEDICAL EXPERTS FROM FIVE WESTERN COUNTRIES MET IN PARIS TODAY (TUESDAY) TO DISCUSS FRENCH-SPONSORED PLANS TO SPEND 2-MILLION STERLING A WEEK ON CANCER RESEARCH OUT OF MONEY NOW SPENT ON ARMS.

    THE TWO-DAY CONFERENCE, BEING HELD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, IS BEING ATTENDED BY DELEGATES FROM BRITAIN, THE UNITED STATES, FRANCE, WEST GERMANY AND ITALY. THE CONFERENCE IS LOOKING INTO THE TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF THE PLAN, BACKED BY GENERAL DE GAULLE, FOR AN INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE TO FIGHT THE SCOURGE WHICH CLAIMS TWO MILLION LIVES A YEAR.

    THE SOVIET UNION WAS INVITED, BUT DID NOT SEND A DELEGATION. THE FRENCH HEALTH MINISTER, M.RAYMOND MARCELLIN, IN AN OPENING ADDRESS, TOLD DELEGATES HE HOPED THE RUSSIANS WOULD CHANGE THEIR MIND AND JOIN THE SCHEME.

    THE CONFERENCE IS TO EXPLORE TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF THE PLAN AND REPORT BACK TO THEIR RESPECTIVE GOVERNMENTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA721XGVGPAKKRA5F6NP2E5FNN2
    Media URN:
    VLVA721XGVGPAKKRA5F6NP2E5FNN2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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