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Medical Advances

Arduous work in the field is carried out by well equipped hospitals in large centres of Papua and New Guinea
Series : Talkabout Australian Territories | Episode : 13 | Year : 1962 | Producer : J. S. Allan
WS tribal village. Man massaging chest of child watched by family inside hut. New Guineans cutting a path through long grass, Australian and local struggling to cross wild river with rope, party trekking up hill. VS Australian administering medicine to remote New Guineans. VS giving injections, tending teeth. Medical patrol at settlements treating people. Hospital scenes of doctors and nurses around patient beds, looking at xray, operating and physiotherapy class with young and old patients. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 148578 | 2 mins 42 secs | 1960s | Papua New Guinea | © NFSA | B&W |