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Half a century of medical and public health progress, 1890-1940

Aristides A. Moll

Half a century of medical and public health progress, 1890-1940

by Aristides A. Moll

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Published by Pan American Union in Washington D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine -- America,
  • Medicine -- Latin America,
  • Public health -- United States,
  • Public health -- Latin America

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dr. Arístides A. Moll. Fiftieth anniversary of the Pan American union, 1890 - April 14 - 1940
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., 17 numb. l.
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17102867M
    LC Control Number41000014

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    The way forward for tuberculosis vaccines. story of the role of human subjects in biomedical research during the half-century She carefully . Inventors and Inventions from - the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century BAEKELAND, L.H. Leo Hendrik Baekeland (Novem - Febru ) was a Belgian-born American chemist who invented Velox photographic paper () and Bakelite (), an inexpensive, nonflammable, versatile, and very popular plastic.

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Half a century of medical and public health progress, 1890-1940 by Aristides A. Moll Download PDF EPUB FB2

Aristides A. Moll was born in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico in He was an educator, poet, writer, translator, and a public health expert. He published the Spanish-language poetry book Mi Misa Rosa inwith which he started the modernismo literary movement in. Abstract: This article examines medical discourses from towhen physicians and reformers uncovered, and then dissembled, evidence that white, middle- and upper-class American men were sexually abusing their s had long recognized that children could acquire gonorrhea, but they believed that infections were confined primarily to poor and.

The story told by Lederer is the largely unknown story of the role of human subjects in biomedical research during the half-century – She carefully chronicles the origin of concern with and opposition to nontherapeutic experimentation with human subjects by the antivivisection community of the late nineteenth and early twentieth Author: Dale C.

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ABSTRACT. This paper examines the emergence of child health policy as a global concern from the perspective of Uruguay's interaction with the international public health community in the early 20 th century and its role in the circulation of child health ideas and practices.

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countries was the frequent presence of Italian malaria experts at Argentine medical and public health Cited by: White Slavery and Mothers Alive and Dead brings together a diverse set of essays exploring topics ranging from public health and child welfare to criminality and industrialization.

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Medicine and Nation Building in the Americas, – is a good example of those approaches emphasizing the cultural dimensions of health. José Amador aims to link early twentieth-century public health initiatives to changing intellectual understandings of race and national identity in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and : Diego Armus.

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– ). These images. Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century. Commentators have observed that many African-Americans mistrust medical and public health authorit Rothman S. Seek and hide: public health departments and persons with tuberculosis, J Law, Med & Ethics ;   Other authors, notably Corley (), Digby and Bosanquet (), and Liebenau (), as well as contemporaries recorded in the Medical Research Council (MRC) and Ministry of Health’s annual reports –, point out supply-side administrative and organizational antecedents for changes in the composition of British drug sales.

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Kühl, Stefan. The Nazi Connection: Eugenics, American Racism, and German National Socialism. World, (New York: Basic Books, ), which won the Organization of American Historians’ Merle Curti Award for the best book in social history and Frederick Jackson Turner Award for the best first book in any field of history, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in.

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