Today the VC 10 of british united airways arrived at Ndola airport bringing with it a batch of 14 young(ish) nurses from the UK.
SOWS THE ARRIVAL OF THE VC 10
The 'Sunshine Girls' leave the plane, the 100th nurse is shown being greeted by Mr Sipalo
Shot of a sign reading 'Welcome to Zambia.'
The party leaving the apron of the airport for the visitors lounge.
Sipalo and the 100th arrival take a ride on the back of a luggage trolley.
60-70 Sipalo makes a speech of welcome to the 14 nurses in the visitors lounge.
General shots of the gathering in the lounge, showing sipalo handing the 100th nurse a cup of tea.
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Background: Today the VC 10 of british united airways arrived at Ndola airport bringing with it a batch of 14 young(ish) nurses from the UK. These girls, known locally as 'Sunshine Girls' are to take up positions in the once badly under-staffed hospitals of Zambia. As Nurse Catherine Reilly walked down the gangway she became the 100th nurse to arrive in Zambia.
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The nurses were met at Ndola Airport by Mr Munukayumbna Sipalo, Minister of Health, Mr Andrew Mutemba, Under-Minister for the Western Province, the equivalent of the Colonial Provincial Commissioner and Dr Rittey, the Director of the Zambian Medical Services.