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Document of the month: October 2014

Hong Kong, one of the most densely populated areas in the world.
In Hong Kong every inch of space is used. Skyscrapers are crowded between sea and mountain. Dense floating populations live in boats and on the surrounding hillsides. The health services are striving to extend their activities to all the population.
Taken from a photo report by Takeshi Takahara. Hong Kong, 1965.

Street scene in Hong Kong
WHO/Takeshi Takahara
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Taken from the "Photographic Archives, Sub-fonds Photographs"

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