• Short Summary

    THE REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF WHO (THE UNITED NATION'S WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION) IN AFRICA, DR DAHOMEEN QUENUM, LAST WEEK PAID A FOUR-DAY VISIT TO CONGO-KINSHASA.

  • Description

    THE REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF WHO (THE UNITED NATION'S WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION) IN AFRICA, DR DAHOMEEN QUENUM, LAST WEEK PAID A FOUR-DAY VISIT TO CONGO-KINSHASA. DURING HIS VISIT HE HAD IMPORTANT TALKS WITH THE MINISTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH, MR GREGORY KASHALE, AND PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU. HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY WHO'S LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE, DR SIEBERT, AND MR ETIENNE NGANDU, THE GENERAL SECRETARY OF HEALTH.

    DURING THEIR MEETING, DR QUENUM DISCUSSED WITH PRESIDENT MOBUTU THE PRINCIPAL PROBLEMS RAISED DURING HIS MEETINGS WITH THE VARIOUS HEALTH AUTHORITIES. HE THANKED THE PRESIDENT FOR THE HELP OF HIS COUNTRY'S AUTHORITIES IN PROMOTION WHO ACTIVITIES.

    DR QUENUM'S EARLIER MEETING WITH MR KASHALE COVERED SEVERAL TOPICS OF GREAT IMPORTANCE TO THE MEDICAL ADMINISTRATION OF CONGO-KINSHASA. THESE INCLUDED AN INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF DOCTORS, AND THE INCREASE IN GRANTS FOR MEDICAL STUDIES, INCLUDING SPECIALISATION IN SEVERAL FIELDS.

    DR QUENUM PROMISED TO CONSIDER ALL THE PROBLEMS RAISED. VISITS TO SEVERAL OF THE HOSPITALS ALLOWED HIM TO STUDY SOME OF THESE MATTERS AT FIRST HAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADHYVH2JZISPG4YCJN0OWOMY59
    Media URN:
    VLVADHYVH2JZISPG4YCJN0OWOMY59
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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