• Short Summary

    MONDAY (APRIL 7) WAS WORLD HEALTH DAY AND IN CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE THE OCCASION WAS CELEBRATED WITH ALL POSSIBLE ROMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE.

  • Description

    1.
    SV HEALTH POSTERS ON BOARD
    0.03

    2.
    SV DR QUENEM & AFRICAN MINISTER OF HEALTH WAIT TO GREET DELEGATES
    0.06

    3.
    SV DELEGATES UP STAIRS & GREETED (2 SHOTS)
    0.34

    4.
    GV INT. DELEGATES SEATED
    0.38

    5.
    SCU DR QUENEM SPEAKS
    0.41

    6.
    SV & GV AUDIENCE (3 SHOTS)
    0.56

    7.
    SCU DR QUENEM
    1.02

    8.
    GV AUDIENCE APPLAUD
    1.05



    Initials CP/VS/BOB/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MONDAY (APRIL 7) WAS WORLD HEALTH DAY AND IN CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE THE OCCASION WAS CELEBRATED WITH ALL POSSIBLE ROMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE. GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS GATHERED IN THE BRAZZAVILLE TOWN HALL TO MARK THE DAY'S MAJOR CELEBRATION..A MEETING OF THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION.

    AT THE MEETING, DR QUENEM, THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION'S REGIONAL DIRECTOR IN AFRICA, SAID MALARIA STILL SEVERELY AFFECTED THE WORK FORCE IN THE CONGO REGION.

    EVERY IMPACT ON HEALTH, HE SAID, JEOPARDISED WORK CAPACITIES.

    IN SOME REGIONS, HE SAID, MALARIA CAUSED AS MUCH AS 40 TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT INCAPACITY.

    DR QUENEM POINTED OUT TO THE CONFERENCE IT WAS NECESSARY TO PROMISE CLOSE CO-OPERATION BETWEEN PUBLIC HEALTH AND NATIONAL PRODUCTIVITY.

    PUBLIC HEALTH, HE SAID, WAS AN INVESTMENT IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANY COUNTRY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5Z7MH3K0XU4V67GHGPWMH97O7
    Media URN:
    VLVA5Z7MH3K0XU4V67GHGPWMH97O7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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