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    PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OFFICIALLY INAUGURATED SENEGAL'S NEW MILITARY MEDICAL SCHOOL ON DECEMBER 23. THE SCHOOL?

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    PRESIDENT SENGHOR; GUARD OF HONOUR; GENERAL DIALLO; CADETS; MME. MOUSSA DIOP.




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    Background: PRESIDENT LEOPOLD SENGHOR OFFICIALLY INAUGURATED SENEGAL'S NEW MILITARY MEDICAL SCHOOL ON DECEMBER 23. THE SCHOOL - L'ECOLE DE SANTE MILITAIRE - OPENED IN DECEMBER 1968 WITH 30 STUDENTS AND IS PLANNED TO EXPAND TO 100.

    A VETERINARY SECTION IS TO BE ADDED TO THE SCHOOL NEXT YEAR.

    THE STUDENTS ATTENDED COURSES AT DAKAR UNIVERSITY'S FACULTY OF MEDICINE AND PHARMACY AND UNDERGO MILITARY TRAINING DURING UNIVERSITY VACATIONS.

    DURING THE INAUGURATION CEREMONIES THE MOUSSA DIOP STANDARD WAS PRESENTED TO THE SCHOOL BY DIOP'S WIDOW, MADAME VEUVE MOUSSA DIOP. DR. DIOP WAS SENEGAL'S LEADING NEUROLOGIST UNTIL HIS DEATH TWO YEARS AGO.

    GENERAL JEAN-ALFRED DIALLO, THE ARMY COMMANDER ALSO ATTENDED THE INAUGURATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB26VS8ZLS3YTCNNJCFWT3IJ7E
    Media URN:
    VLVAB26VS8ZLS3YTCNNJCFWT3IJ7E
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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