Municipal Health Officers: The 'New' Physicians in 1911

July 1985
American Journal of Public Health;Jul1985, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p766
Academic Journal
The article discusses the significant role of municipal health officers in disease prevention. It has been noted that through their efforts, the wide-spread campaign against tuberculosis has educated the community on how the communicable disease is spread and the importance of general hygiene and disease prevention. Furthermore, it has been emphasized that health officials should be well compensated as a way of recognizing their contribution in meeting the demand of the public for proper health work and in practicing preventive medicine.


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