• Short Summary

    A centre for the rehabilitation of alcoholics was inaugurated in ??? last Wednesday (18 July).

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  • Description

    A centre for the rehabilitation of alcoholics was inaugurated in ??? last Wednesday (18 July).

    Construction of the centre, the first of its kind in Africa, was financed by donations from the International Blue Cross Federation, and the Reformed Churches of Switzerland, West Germany and Scandinavia.

    Attending the inaugural ceremonies were the President of the Swiss-based International Federation of Blue Cross Societies, Mr. Jean Schaffener, the President of the Ivorian Blue Cross, Pastor Danho, and the Ivorian Minister of Public Health, Mr. Hippolyte Aye.

    The centre will initially be able to care for 40 patients, and twice that number within a few years time.

    Admission of patients to the centre will be controlled by doctors employed by the Ivorian Blue Cross and the Ministry of Public Health.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAABX9KHT5JE1T21GP93JMYF7Y4
    Media URN:
    VLVAABX9KHT5JE1T21GP93JMYF7Y4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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