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Talk on UNICEF's First Programme in Uganda by Dr Kenneth Sinclair-Loutit

(Audio recording)

Language: English

Talk with Dr. Kenneth Sinclair-Loutit, World Health Organization (WHO) medical adviser to the UNICEF regional office for Africa, Europe and the Middle East. It concerns the health and education programmes in Uganda and how people in Europe were uniformed about Africa in general. Sinclair-Loutit visited East-Africa and realized the gaps in his knowledge. This talk debunks misconceptions at the time about Africa, its climate, and how people travelled. Sinclair-Loutit describes how in Uganda there were high quality paramedic and nursing personnel. In this talk it is outlined that UNICEF was concerned with teaching health and education practitioners alongside WHO, who helped apply health measures and medical advances from more developed countries to combat disease and malnutrition.

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Place/region: Uganda, Africa
Type: Radio programme
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Participant: Kenneth Sinclair-Loutit
Publisher: World Health Organization (?)
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Rights: UNESCO Archives

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Original: Reel-to-reel audio tape
Location: F-S.314
UMVS reference: STV2663
Studio TV ref.: RAD/2663