Malaria: the recurring enemy

Australia, 1978

Film
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Episode of Series “Sentinel”.
Malaria has again become a major world health problem. Strains of malaria parasite have been resistant to drugs and species of anopheles mosquito have developed a tolerance for insecticides. Although research is being carried out aimed at defeating the disease, it still poses a threat to some areas of Australia. Features some black and white sequences. Commentary by Roger Newcombe.

Credits

production company

Department of Defence Public Relations

Duration

00:15:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1978

Appears in

Sentinel

Group of items

Sentinel

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30879

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Mosquitoes

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs - Research

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Malaria - Prevention

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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