• Short Summary

    THE FIRST COMMONWEALTH MEDICAL CONFERENCE, WHICH OPENED IN EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, ON MONDAY IS BEING ATTENDED BY HEALTH MINISTERS AND THEIR DELEGATIONS FROM 30 COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES.

  • Description

    1.
    GV CONFERENCE HALL IN EDINBURGH


    2.
    MR D.C.N. MOSS, ASSISTANT MINISTER OF HEALTH AND HOUSING AND DR. J.C. LIKIMANI (WITH BEARD) MINISTER OF HEALTH AND HOUSING


    3.
    GV DELEGATES INCLUDING MR H.E. MAURICE JONES, PERMANENT SECRETARY TO THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH IN SIERRA LEONE



    ROLL II.


    1.
    MV THE HON. S. JUSU SHERIFF, MINISTER OF HEALTH, SIERRA LEONE


    2.
    MV DR. OTERLORIN, CHIEF MEDICAL ADVISER TO THE NIGERIAN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TALKING TO MR C.N. CLINE & MR M.O.ONONAIYE


    3.
    GV LECTURE ROOM


    4.
    CU DR N.B. AKIM, MINISTER OF HEALTH IN TANZANIA; DR E.B.S. LUMU, MINISTER OF HEALTH IN UGANDA; DR L.S. KADAMA, PERMANENT SECRETARY TO THE UGANDA HEALTH MINISTER


    6.
    ON PLATFORM... DR YELLOWLEES, DR PAYNE (RIGHT TO LEFT)


    7.
    GV NURSING COMMITTEE MEETING




    Initials RM/S/ES


    CAMERAMAN'S DOPE ENCLOSED

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE FIRST COMMONWEALTH MEDICAL CONFERENCE, WHICH OPENED IN EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, ON MONDAY IS BEING ATTENDED BY HEALTH MINISTERS AND THEIR DELEGATIONS FROM 30 COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES. THE CONFERENCE, WHICH WAS PROPOSED BY BRITAIN AT THE 1964 PRIME MINISTERS' CONFERENCE, WILL CONTINUE UNTIL NEXT WEDNESDAY.

    THE MEDICAL CONFERENCE IS CONCERNED WITH MUTUAL ASSISTANCE BETWEEN COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES, AND NOT WITH THE PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF MEDICINE. THE DELEGATES WERE ALSO EXPECTED TO DISCUSS THE WORLDWIDE SHORTAGE OF DOCTORS, NURSES AND OTHER MEDICAL PERSONNEL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7XJ0FXZHLVGLGR14GD772D6OB
    Media URN:
    VLVA7XJ0FXZHLVGLGR14GD772D6OB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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