• Short Summary

    REPRESENTATIVE FROM MORE THAN 20 FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES ARE IN MALAGASY FOR A FIVE-DAY MEDICAL CONGRESS IN THE CAPITAL, TANANARIVE.

  • Description

    REPRESENTATIVE FROM MORE THAN 20 FRENCH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES ARE IN MALAGASY FOR A FIVE-DAY MEDICAL CONGRESS IN THE CAPITAL, TANANARIVE. THE THEME OF THE CONGRESS IS HEALTH AS A DEVELOPMENT FACTOR.

    THE MALAGASY MINISTER OF HEALTH, JEAN FRANCOIS JARISOM, OPENED THE CONGRESS LAST MONDAY. THE TALKS ARE BEING HELD UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE AFRO-MALAGASY COMMON ORGANISATION.

    SOME OF THE SUBJECTS SCHEDULED FOR DISCUSSION INCLUDE TUBERCULOSIS, BILHARZIA, MEASLES EPIDEMICS IN RURAL ZONES, AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE.

    AMONG SPEAKERS AT THE CONGRESS ARE THE PRESIDENT OF THE ORDER OF MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS OF FRANCE, PROFESSOR DE VERNEJOUL, AND THE MALAGASY MINISTER OF STATE, DR. RAVOHANGY ANDRIANAVALONA.

    PROFESSOR DE VERNJOUL WILL PRESIDE OVER A SESSION ON SURGERY AT THE CONGRESS, WHICH WILL END ON SATURDAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9U2UMB53RBEZ7F62FXAE3V6UF
    Media URN:
    VLVA9U2UMB53RBEZ7F62FXAE3V6UF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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