Picturing health: 35 years of photojournalism at WHO

PHOTO FEATURE ON PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

The end of an epoch: France, 1958
Dr. Edmond examines a 96-year-old man, France
WHO/Robert Doisneau

In 1958 Robert Doisneau produced a photographic profile of Dr Edmond, a country doctor in the rural département of the Creuse in central France. Doisneau followed Dr Edmond in his consultations with patients, his errands in town, and his life at home. The photo report appeared in the World Health magazine in 1958.

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