The Great health robbery

United Kingdom, 1981

Film
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Infant mortality caused by misuse of powdered milk is growing in many Third World countries, despite widespread awareness of the dangers. Outlines the problems in Yemen, and criticises the marketing of powdered milk, which many mothers use in order to appear progressive and Western.

Credits

production company

Asterisk Film and Videotape Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:22:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31827

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food supply - Developing countries

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Milk

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Developing countries

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Developing countries

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Food supply - Developing countries

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education - Developing countries

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Infants - Mortality

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Malnutrition in children

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Public health - Developing countries

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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