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Raphael Cilento interviewed by Mel Pratt for the Mel Pratt collection [sound recording]
Bib ID 2239237
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Cilento, Raphael, Sir, 1893-1985, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1 tape reel (ca. 133 min.) : 1 7/8 ips., mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Mel Pratt collection.

Summary

Sir Raphael, a tropical medicine specialist, talks about New Guinea; tropical medicine; J.S.C. Elkington; Australian Institute of Tropical Medicine in Townsville; Dr Anton Breinl; Dr E.H. Derrick; "coastal fever"; Dr Cumpston; Federal Health Council; Burnett Ham; John Coffey; bubonic plague in Queensland; Forgan Smith; establishment of a medical school in Queensland; anaemia producing disease; hookworm and the Chinese and Kanakas; leprosy; filariasis; immigration and disease; National Health and Medical Research Council; New Guinea and Western Irian; cholera; relationship between Australia and South East Asian medical authorities; Inland and Island Medical Service; D.H.K. Lee; health of coalminers; United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation administration; Field Marshall Montgomery; Freddie Morgan; refugees; Trygve Lie; Dr Evatt; Lugier; Mrs Street; International Refugee Organisation; social welfare and South America and Asia; Arab-Israeli War; Count Bernadotte; Ralph Bunche; anti-semitism; Lord Casey; Archbishop Duhig; Australian Democratic Union; Colin Clark; Democratic Labor Party; Australian International News Review; Ezra Norton; Arab States; Palestine Liberation Organisation; Vietnam; President Diem; alcohol and Aborigines; Japanese politics ; Gordon chalk; segregation in Africa and Australia; Rhodesia; the Chinese and Africa; Mr Wentworth; Dr Coombes; Soekarno and the "Irian map"; population; purity of race; nutrition and fitness.

Biography/History

Sir Raphael was Director of the Australian Institute of Tropical Medicine at Townsville and Director General of Health and Medical Services in Queensland as well as serving in the United Nations after World War II.

Notes

Recorded at his home in Toowoomba, Qld.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-221550276

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript: (100 p.) 
Subjects Cilento, Raphael, Sir, 1893-1985 -- Interviews.  |  Physicians -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Pratt, Mel, -1986, Interviewer
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