Alternate Title: Health For The Americas: HookwormHookworm (Health For The Americas: Hookworm) (1945) Theatrical Cartoon
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- Theatrical FilmTheatrical
- Traditional Animation
- Walt Disney Studios
- Distributed by: The U.S. Office of Inter-American Affairs
- Cartoon Characters: Careless Charlie.
- Directed By James Algar.
- Produced By Walt Disney Studios, The Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs.
- Originally Released on June 30, 1945.
- Originally Released Theatrically.
Careless Charlie is infected with hookworm and must learn the appropriate medication and living conditions to get rid of it from a local clinic.
Cartoon Production Information:
Produced under the auspices of the Coordinator of Inter-American affairs. Careless Charlie was the main "character" Disney used to present health issues in the CIAA shorts. At the start of each short, Careless Charlie- a poor Latin husband and... (more)
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