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Document of the month: November 2016

"World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 14 to 20 November 2016 - Antibiotics: Handle with care"

The manner of applying eye cosmetics (“kohl”) widely used in India for both women and children, is suspected to play an important part in the spreading of eye infections such as trachoma that can lead to blindness. Antibiotics can save the eyesight of thousands, like this child.
WHO photo by Homer Page. India, 1959.

Child being examined
WHO/Homer Page

Taken from the "Photographic Archives, Sub-fonds Photographs"

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