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

director

Vincent Donovan

production company

Department of Defence Public Relations

Language

English

Duration

00:15:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30879

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

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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