Photostory #256: Canadians Aid Paralysis Victims: With Red Crescent in Morocco

Jim Lynch
National Film Board of Canada
Release Date
April 5, 1960
CMCP fonds
Credit Line
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Main Text
Winnipeger Dr. Max Desmarais, Director-General of the Red Cross operation in Morocco, discusses treatment for one of the more seriously afflicted patients at the Moulay Yousef Hospital in Rabat. Dr. Desmarais, who chairs the Department of Physical Medicine at St. Boniface in Manitoba, was asked by the Red Cross to head the team of 70 doctors, nurses and physiotherapists from Britain, Australia, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, the United States and Canada.