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January 12, 1924


JAMA. 1924;82(2):140. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650280066024

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Child Welfare  The government has organized a division of child welfare in the national health department. Its functions will be to study infant morbidity and mortality, maternal welfare, school hygiene, child labor and allied subjects. An effort will also be made to coordinate all agencies now working along the same lines. The division at first will be directed by a board consisting of the president of the national board of health, the director of the Buenos Aires public assistance, the president of the charities' society, the president of the child welfare association, the chief of the school medical inspection service and the heads of other child welfare agencies.

Insulin  On completion of a year's experimental and clinical studies, the insulin commission appointed by the national health department has presented a report advising full supervision over all preparations, whether manufactured at home or imported.

Municipal Health Work  In addition to hospitals

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