VD: who cares?

United Kingdom, 1972

Film
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Episode of Series “Man Alive”
VD has become the second highest notifiable disease after measles, and it is spreading among the young. Some people are beginning to ask - is this epidemic the price of the permissive society? Interviews patients and doctors at the clinics to discover how an under-resourced and outdated part of the National Health Service is coping with the situation.

Credits

producer

Harry Weisbloom

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:51:33:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

31975

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social values

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Promiscuity

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Sexually transmitted diseases

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

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

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

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

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Sexually transmitted diseases

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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