• Short Summary

    INTRODUCTION: The Director General of the South African Health, Welfare and Pensions Department, Dr.

  • Description

    JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA (VISNEWS - NICK LOUW)

    SV Minister of Health Dr. de Beer speaking on birth control

    Background: INTRODUCTION: The Director General of the South African Health, Welfare and Pensions Department, Dr. Johann de Beer, has said that sterilisation and abortion might have to be enforced unless certain ethnic groups in the community accepted the government's family planning measures. If the present birthrate, particularly among blacks, continued at its present high rate, the minister said, South Africa's economy would not be able to withstand the strain.

    SYNOPSIS: But Dr. de Beer's attitude have been strongly attacked by the black South African civic leader, Dr. Nthato Motlana.

    Source: REUTERS - NIC LOUW AND REUTERS LIBRARY

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAOG81Q5EZ604IZD9VREQM1P3E
    Media URN:
    VLVAAOG81Q5EZ604IZD9VREQM1P3E
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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