Entebbe Encounter Historical reconstruction of the Royal Society’s 1902 investigation into epidemic sleeping sickness in Uganda, and the discovery of the causal; trypanosome.
Tuesday, 11th February 2014. 12.45 pm – 2.00 pm. Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Building
The Sleep of Death Historical dramatisation of people and events around the discovery of the cause of sleeping sickness, including the School’s founder, Patrick Manson.
Tuesday, 4th February 2014. 12.45 pm – 2.00 pm. Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Building
A Selection of Public Health Films On Smoking ‘Dying for a smoke’ (1967) (9.46 mins)
Smoking machine (1964) (15 mins)
Smoking and you (1963) (10.43)
Friday 18th October 2013
Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Building
12.45 pm –1.45 pm
A Selection of Public Health Films on Obesity
Cruel kindness (1968) (13 mins)
A female GP narrates the story of three children who are overweight for their age stressing that although there may be some inherited causes of their obesity, it is mostly due to over-feeding on the part of the parents, what the GP calls a cruel kindness.
A way of life (1976) (22 ...
The Narcotic Farm
Narrated and scored by former inmate Wayne Kramer, the film tells the story of this long forgotten American institution through the voices of the former addicts who spent years of their lives locked within its walls. The film also features candid interviews with former government doctors at ‘Narco’ who reflect on both the challenges of ...