3 of 35 Cards illustrating Diseases and their Prevention, produced in association with UNICEF, 1980-83
Cards illustrated with coloured cartoons, 3 of 35, from a series concerning various diseases and their prevention by childhood vaccination, for use in public health campaigns in Colombia, produced in Colombia in association with UNICEF, 1980-1983. This particular card displays a large letter P in red text within a yellow rectangle in the upper left corner. To the centre and right of the card are the words 'de Pertusis O Tosferina' with a cartoon image of bacteria underneath the text. The background is red and pink.
The cards are illustrated with cartoons to campaign for childhood vaccination in Colombia, South America. They promote vaccination against five of the main diseases responsible for childhood deaths: measles, tetanus, diphtheria, whooping cough, and polio. They also explain the expected reactions to vaccination and the medical treatment needed if one of these diseases is contracted.
The cards were produced in association with the UNICEF, (United Nations International Children's Fund). The charity aims to vaccinate all children in the developing world against the six main childhood disease killers (the sixth being tuberculosis, which had already received widespread coverage in Colombia).
- Public Health & Hygiene
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card - laid flat: 94 mm x 84 mm x 2 mm,
- UNICEF (London)
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