• Short Summary

    A THREE-MONTH COURSE IN MALARIA CONTROL FOR STUDENTS FROM NINE AFRO-ASIAN COUNTRIES ENDED IN LAGOS YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).

  • Description

    A THREE-MONTH COURSE IN MALARIA CONTROL FOR STUDENTS FROM NINE AFRO-ASIAN COUNTRIES ENDED IN LAGOS YESTERDAY (FRIDAY). CERTIFICATES WERE PRESENTED TO THE 15 STUDENTS WHO TOOK PART, WITH THE FIRST PRIZE GOING TO AN ETHIOPIAN AND THE SECOND TO A SUDANESE.

    THE STUDENTS ARE SENIOR LABORATORY TECHNICIANS FROM ETHIOPIA, SUDAN, GHANA, NEPAL, NIGERIA, PAKISTAN, SAUDI, ARABIA, SIERRA LEONE AND TANZANIA. IT WAS ONE OF MANY COURSES ORGANISED BY THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION TO HELP COMBAT PREVALENT DISEASES.

    WINNER OF THE TOP PRIZE WAS MR. AWASH TECKLE HAIMANOT. SECOND WAS MR. MOHYELDIN IBRAHIM. GHANA WAS REPRESENTED BY MR. J.A. KLUTSE.

    MALARIA, WHICH IS TRANSMITTED BY MOSQUITOES, IS ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST PREVALENT DISEASES, ESPECIALLY IN TROPICAL AFRICA. IT INFECTS NOT ONLY MAN BUT ALSO MONKEYS, APES, BIRDS AND REPTILES. GREAT STRIDES HAVE BEEN MADE IN RECENT YEARS IN CONTROLLING IT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAJR66AAH2LB41JDKMGQTJ82EB
    Media URN:
    VLVAAJR66AAH2LB41JDKMGQTJ82EB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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