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    Delegates from 12 African countries are now meeting in Brazzaville in The Congo People's Republic, to study ways of including environmental sciences in the curriculum of courses on public health.

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    Delegates from 12 African countries are now meeting in Brazzaville in The Congo People's Republic, to study ways of including environmental sciences in the curriculum of courses on public health.

    Their agenda also includes introducing medical subjects into training programmes to arouse wider interest in public health.

    The conference is organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Dr. Alfred Quenum, WHO's African regional directly, opened the conference on Tuesday (10 June). The week-long meeting ends on Monday (16 June).

    SYNOPSIS: Brazzaville--the African headquarters for the World Health Organisation--is this week hosting a conference on medical science. It is the second such conference held by the organisation. Delegates; from twelve African countries are attending the meeting.

    On Tuesday, Dr. Alfred Quenum opened the week-long conference. Dr. quenum, who is the regional director of the organisation, said the meeting was to study ways of incorporating environmental sciences into the curriculum of courses on public health. The delegates are also finding out if it is possible to introduce medical subjects into various training programmes. The idea is to arouse wider interest in public health. Several students are attending the conference as observers.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8WLUAMUNLU13Q39IES2YA9C9S
    Media URN:
    VLVA8WLUAMUNLU13Q39IES2YA9C9S
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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