FILM AUSTRALIA COLLECTION

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Malaria Control

Although its incidence has been reduced, the threat of Malaria is still a challenge to the Public Health Department teams in Papua and New Guinea.
Series : Talkabout Australian Territories | Episode : 10 | Year : 1963 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : J. S. Allan
CUs model of mosquito. School children in classroom, teacher examining lethargic child. Researchers examining mosquito traps, village children having their spleens examined. Blood sample being taken from baby and put onto slide. Australian control team leading large New Guinean team through jungle carrying DDT on poles and in canoes along river to village. DDT being prepared and sprayed on inside walls of huts Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 148575 | 2 mins 39 secs | 1960s | Papua New Guinea | © NFSA | B&W |