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October 1941

News and Comment

Am J Dis Child. 1941;62(4):844. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1941.02000160145012

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GENERAL NEWS  Maternal and Child Health Specialists Needed by the Children's Bureau.—Employment registers are to be established by the Civil Service Commission to fill positions for maternal and child health specialists in the Children's Bureau of the Department of Labor. Vacancies in similar positions in state agencies cooperating with the Children's Bureau may also be filled from these registers at the request of the states concerned. The examination announcement just issued by the Civil Service Commission to recruit persons for these positions allows the filing of applications until Nov. 15, 1941.There are three options in which persons may qualify, namely, pediatrics, obstetrics and orthopedics. For each of these options employment lists will be established for administrative, research and clinical positions. The duties of the administrative positions include giving consultations and advisory service to state and other government agencies carrying out maternal and child health programs. The research positions

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