• Short Summary

    Delegates of 20 African countries gathered in Brazzaville on Monday (Feb.14) for the annual look-ahead meeting of the World Health Organisation.

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    Delegates of 20 African countries gathered in Brazzaville on Monday (Feb.14) for the annual look-ahead meeting of the World Health Organisation. During a five-day session, the meeting will examine requests for assistance for 1974. Dr. alfred Quenum, regional director of the organisation, had just returned from a fund-allocating meeting in Geneva at which Africa obtained a budget for the present year of 17 million dollars (6.7 million sterling), a considerable increase over previous year.

    SYNOPSIS: In Brazzaville, the delegates of twenty African countries gathered on Monday for the regional look-ahead meeting of the World Health Organisation. Delegates listened to a report from the regional director of the organisation, Dr. Alfred Quenum, who had just returned from a fund-allocating meeting in Geneva. At this meeting, African projects had received a budget of seventeen million dollars (nearly seven million pounds sterling) -- a considerable increase over previous years. PAUSE. The purpose of the six-day session in Brazzaville is to look further ahead and plan future budgets.

    Under Dr. Quenum's leadership, delegates are examining requests from African government's for assistance in 1974. The overall budget for that year will also be planned. And the session includes reports on current projects in Africa.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7JKQP1GN2WTIOX6GUJGACCEOM
    Media URN:
    VLVA7JKQP1GN2WTIOX6GUJGACCEOM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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