Rural Health

Rural Health

| 18 min

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This 1946 short film takes a look at the groundbreaking Health Units that were set up throughout the province of Manitoba to improve sanitary conditions and provide adequate medical services. The film illustrates how the first of these clinics, the Dauphin Health Unit, was organized, and shows members of its staff at work in the community.

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Rural Health, Ernest Reid, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Ernest Reid
  • producer
    Evelyn Cherry
  • script
    Evelyn Cherry
  • photography
    Alvin Armstrong