Kōrero: Death rates and life expectancy

Fighting tuberculosis

The number of Māori deaths from tuberculosis declined steeply between 1945 and 1961 as a result of public health and social welfare measures. This 1952 film shows how the spread of tuberculosis within families was reduced by providing separate accomodation for infected family members.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Tuberculosis and Maori people. National Film Unit, 1952

Ngā whakaahua me ngā rauemi katoa o tēnei kōrero

Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ian Pool, 'Death rates and life expectancy - Māori epidemiological transition', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/26601/fighting-tuberculosis (accessed 25 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Ian Pool, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 14 Mar 2019