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Working for Save the Children Fund in Korea, 1960-62
UNITED NATIONS COMMAND
US FORCES KOREA
EIGHTH US ARMY
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NAVY MAN DELIVERS PENICILLIN TO WELFARE CLINIC AT MASAN
SEOUL, KOREA, April 2, 1962 (UNC/USFK/8A – – John R. Kendrick, senior chief damage controlman, a member of the US Naval Advisory Group’s Chinhae Detachment, delivers part of a 360-bottle-shipment of synthetic penicillin to Elsie Leipst, nurse-in-charge of the baby clinic operated by the Children’s Wing of the National TB Sanatorium, Masan, Korea. The medicine, which can be used to counteract a variety of infectious diseases, was a gift from the Schering Corp., a US Pharmaceutical firm. It was distributed under the Armed Forces Assistance to Korea (AFAK) program. The British Commonwealth of Nations operates the baby clinic, an extension of welfare medical facilities made available by the Save the Children Fund institution.
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- Elsie Leipst
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