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  • Collection: International Sanitary Conventions - Photographs

[A group of nurses being taught in a class.]

Washington, D.C.; These physicians from the other American Republics are familiarizing themselves with the United States Army field kit which they will take with them when they go to Europe as members of the UNRRA, to aid the victims of war. Left to…

In Planning room at UNRRA Headquarters, Captain Lloyd Gebhard (U.S.), Chief of UNRRA Malaria Control Program, discusses operations (treated areas shaded on map), with Engineers Schulz, Delbuono and Pavanello, Italy.

Mass inoculation of children at tuberculosis clinic, Shanghai.

Greece; Mass X-ray examination of the population of Patras in the newly reconstructed Tuberculosis Preventorium on the outskirts of the city.

Split, Yugoslavia. UNRRA medical supplies being shipped from the government warehouse to sections of the country which have had no medicines since the end of the war.

[A doctor? looking at medical supplies, which include penicillin]

Laguardia Field, New York. A crate holding 360 vials of plague serum which an Air Transport Command plane will fly to UNRRA offices in Chungking, China

Miss Olive Holmes, theater sister, plastic surgery team, UNRRA, Yugoslavia, teaching two Yugoslav nurse aides to prepare the sterile instrument table for surgery.

Signing of the International Sanitary Conventions of 1944, 5 January 1945.

Seated (left to right) – Lord Halifax (UK), Professor Andre Mayer (France), Mr. Edward Stettinus (USA), Ambassador of Poland, and Mr. Herbert H. Lehman, Director General of…
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