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Birth of a Turkish child: Turkey, 1956

Medical examination in the village of Etimesgut, Turkey
WHO/Marc Riboud

Slide 4

Periodically the WHO nurse goes on field trips to surrounding villages accompanied by the WHO social paediatrician attached to the Maternal & Child Health Centre in Ankara. The villagers invariably welcome these visits. Here, the women of Etimesgut, near Ankara, crowd the village school for examination.

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