• Short Summary

    Thirty-four nurses from the Philippines arrived in West Germany to help the country's nursing shortage.?

  • Description

    1.
    LV Philippines aircraft taxiing in (2 shots)
    0.06

    2.
    SV Nurses through concourse
    0.24

    3.
    SV PAN Nurses through immigration
    0.32

    4.
    SV Nurse coming out after clearing formalities (2 shots)
    0.40

    5.
    GV PAN Sign. Wiesbaden clinic to hospital
    0.45

    6.
    GV PAN Nurses arrive and into hospital
    1.00



    Initials ESP/0151 ESP/0201



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Thirty-four nurses from the Philippines arrived in West Germany to help the country's nursing shortage. They are just a few of the several hundred expected from their country, Korea and Ghana.

    Fourteen of the new arrivals went to Wiesbaden hospital, and the rest will settle in other districts.

    While in Germany, the nurses will work under the same conditions as their local counterparts. Our film was shot on Tuesday (November 21).

    SYNOPSIS: An airliner from the Philippines lands at Frankfurt airport, and on board are thirty-four young nurses.

    The girls are about to begin a new life in West German hospitals. They're just a few of several hundred expected from their own country, Korea and Ghana.

    The nurses arriving here have been waiting several months for exist permits, which apparently were delayed because of unrest in their home country. However, they were prepared to wait, having been favourably impressed by reports sent by relatives or friends who arrived earlier.

    Fourteen of this group went straight to Wiesbaden hospital, and the rest split into several groups which went to other centres. While in Germany, the nurses will live and work under the same conditions as their local counterparts.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6VM1JQA731E4OI35F0O89BX43
    Media URN:
    VLVA6VM1JQA731E4OI35F0O89BX43
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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