• Short Summary

    A DOCTOR'S POST GRADUATE COURSE ON TUBERCULOSIS OPENED IN ABIDJAN ON WEDNESDAY (13 DECEMBER). IT?

  • Description

    A DOCTOR'S POST GRADUATE COURSE ON TUBERCULOSIS OPENED IN ABIDJAN ON WEDNESDAY (13 DECEMBER). IT IS THE THIRD SUCH COURSE TO BE HELD SINCE THE FORMATION OF THE IVORY COAST ANTI-TUBERCULOSIS COMMITTEE IN SEPTEMBER 1956.

    THE SEMINARS ARE DESIGNED TO KEEP DOCTORS WHO HAVE COMPLETED THEIR TRAINING IN TOUCH WITH THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS TO COMBAT THE DISEASE.

    THEY ALSO PROVIDE A USEFUL MEANS OF PASSING ON THE NEWEST TECHNIQUES IN SANITARY EDUCATION, WHICH WILL BE PRACTISED BY SPECIALISTS WHO HAVE THEMSELVES ALREADY TAKEN A SPECIAL COURSE PROVIDED BY THE COMMITTEE.

    DURING THE CONFERENCE IT WAS REVEALED THAT THE POSITIVE REACTION TO TUBERCULOSIS TESTS IN THE IVORY COAST WAS 92 PER CENT - THE COMPARABLE FIGURE IN HOLLAND WAS 5.5 PER CENT.

    THIS HIGH FIGURE IS CONSIDERED TO BE AVERAGE AMONG THE UNDER-DEVELOPED NATIONS OF AFRICA AND ASIA.

    CURRENTLY THERE ARE 18 VACCINATION TEAMS TOURING THE IVORY COAST OPERATING FROM THE WELL-EQUIPPED TREICHVILLE ANTI-TUBERCULOSIS CENTRE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAABWBTYH7F8DXNNCZZM3BGNMKJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAABWBTYH7F8DXNNCZZM3BGNMKJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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