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Document of the month: September 2012

World Heart Day, 29 September 2012.

In the district of Qualyub, near Cairo, all school children have their temperature checked twice a week by the teachers, who also note down any symptoms related to streptococcal infections or rheumatic fever.

Taken from a photo report by Didier Henrioud. Egypt, 1969.

Teacher checking temperature of children in the classroom.
WHO/Didier Henrioud

Taken from the "Photographic Archives, Sub-fonds Photographs"

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