THE LEGACY OF CARVILLE: A History of the Last Leprosarium in The U.S
- Colony Club. Chesnut, Mark; Dempsey, Mary A. // Latin Trade (English);May2002, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p58
Presents information on the leprosarium at Palo Seco in Panama. Features of the leprosarium; History of the health facility; Comparison with other leprosaria.
- Row over planned closure of leprosarium in the Philippines. Easton, Adam // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);08/02/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7103, p272
Reports that health workers have accused the Philippine government of forcing patients with leprosy out on the street as part of their plan to convert a leprosarium into a general hospital. Money offered to patients at the Tala leprosarium; Harassment of patients; Fear of patients to return to...
- Nation's Last Leprosarium Closes. Veenker, Jody // Christianity Today;05/24/99, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p18
Reports on the closing of the Gillis W. Long Hansen's Disease Center in Carville, Louisiana, the last United States leprosarium. Reason for its closure; Reactions of leprosy patients of the Center on the closure.
- IN AND OUT OF THE ASYLUM IN JERUSALEM. WEXLER, RUTH; MORGENSTERN, AVRAHAM // Korot;2011/2012, Vol. 21, p221
The article discusses the history of leprosy in Jerusalem, Israel, with information on social conditions for Moslem lepers and the creation of an asylum in 1865 for the medical care of leprosy patients at the behest of the German Baroness Keffenbrink Acherden and Dr. Thomas Chaplin. Topics...
- Integrating information literacy into the education of public health professionals: roles for librarians and the library. Cobus, Laura // Journal of the Medical Library Association;Jan2008, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p28
Objective: The paper reviews the core competencies for public health professionals presented in the Institute of Medicine's (IOM's) report, Who Will Keep the Public Healthy: Educating Public Health Professionals for the 21st Century; describes improving information literacy (IL) as a mechanism...
- Numbered Streets. Panholzer, Thomas; Mauricio, Rufino // Place Names of Pohnpei Island;2003, p157
This entry presents information on the location of numbered streets in Pohnpei Island, Micronesia. First Street joins Ohmine on the south and Yakipa on the north. Fourth Street joins Ohmine Street on the north just before Ohmine bends toward Yakipa. On this street was located a hospital for...
- THE DEIFICATION OF DISEASE: BABALÃš AYÃ‰ BY A DIFFERENT NAME. Hall, Amelia // Journal of Theta Alpha Kappa;Fall2015, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p47
An essay concerning the stigma attached to leprosy disease in the biblical times and the American attitude towards a leprosarium in Carville, Louisiana is presented.
- The Mobile Reference Service: a case study of an onsite reference service program at the school of public health. Donghua Tao; McCarthy, Patrick G.; Krieger, Mary M.; Webb, Annie B. // Journal of the Medical Library Association;Jan2009, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p34
The School of Public Health at Saint Louis University is located at a greater distance from the library than other programs on the main medical center campus. Physical distance diminishes the ease of access to direct reference services for public health users. To bridge the gap, the library...
- Information-seeking behavior of faculty in one school of public health. // Journal of the Medical Library Association;Oct2006, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p442
The article discusses a study conducted at the University of Illinois at Chicago's School of Public Health which examined the information-seeking behavior of faculty members, their perceived barriers to information access, and their library services preferences. It is noted that their...