International Health Organisations and Movements, 1918-1939 (Cambridge Studies in the History of Medicine)

by Paul Weindling

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: Friday, July 28, 1995
Number of Pages: 355
ISBN: 0521450128

Book Summary:
This is a collection of original studies on the international health and welfare organizations between the First and the Second World Wars. The diversity of such organizations and their many-sided activities make this a rich and complex area of historical investigation that has direct relevance to current issues in international health. Multilateral organizations such as the League of Nations and a variety of types of non-governmental organizations are discussed. The role of scientific and professional factors, as well as the priorities of women's employment, eugenics and pronatalism are also considered.



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