• Short Summary

    MEDICAL MEN FROM ABIDJAN, DAKAR, PARIS AND BRUSSELS MET ON WEDNESDAY (4 MARCH) IN THE CAMEROUNS FOR THEIR FIFTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON CONTAGIOUS DISEASES.

  • Description

    1.
    LV & GV EXT. BUILDING
    0.10

    2.
    CU SIGN CONFERENCE O.O.E.A.C.
    0.14

    3.
    LV DR HAPPI SPEAKING
    0.19

    4.
    LV DELEGATES CLAPPING
    0.27

    5.
    LV DELEGATES SEATED
    0.32

    6.
    SV & CU DELEGATES TALKING
    0.40

    7.
    CU DELEGATE
    0.46

    8.
    SV DELEGATES FROM CONGO(K) TALKING
    0.51

    9.
    LV DELEGATES TALKING
    0.57

    10.
    SV MEDICINE ON TABLE
    1.00

    11.
    CU MAN HOLDING BOTTLE OF MEDICINE
    1.05

    12.
    CU PAPERS ON TABLE
    1.10

    13.
    LV GROUP OF DELEGATES TALKING
    1.15

    14.
    SV BOXES OF MEDICINE ON TABLE (2 SHOTS)
    1.23

    15.
    GTV DELEGATES
    1.31



    Initials KM/VS/JH/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MEDICAL MEN FROM ABIDJAN, DAKAR, PARIS AND BRUSSELS MET ON WEDNESDAY (4 MARCH) IN THE CAMEROUNS FOR THEIR FIFTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON CONTAGIOUS DISEASES.

    THE MEETING WAS OPENED BY DR J.C. HAPPI, THE CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN AND HEALTH OFFICIAL OF THE CAMEROUNS, IN THE O.C.A.M. BUILDING IN YAOUNDE. THE FOUR-DAY MEETING WAS DEVOTED TO THE EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION ON CONTAGIOUS EQUATORIAL DISEASES SUCH AS YELLOW FEVER, CHOLERA, AND YAWS. THE BATTLE AGAINST TUBERCULOSIS WAS ALSO DISCUSSED.

    THE DELEGATES WERE TOLD THAT GREAT STRIDES WERE BEING MADE IN THE FIGHT AGAINST MANY TROPICAL DISEASES WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF NEW DRUGS AND THAT VITAL RESEARCH IN THIS FIELD WAS CONTINUING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9HNCMKV4EVG980ND6OTKE8919
    Media URN:
    VLVA9HNCMKV4EVG980ND6OTKE8919
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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