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Working Hours of Nurses
There are still some institutions in which the working day for nurses comprises eleven or even eleven and a half hours. Persons most concerned recently voted to address the government with a demand for regulation.
The Crusade Against Frambesia in the East Indies
Dr. Winckel, public health officer in Java, spoke recently at The Hague on the crusade against tropical frambesia in the Dutch East Indies. During the period 1919-1924, more than a million injections were given, for which 500 Kg. of neo-arsphenamine was used. In some regions, the disease may be regarded as completely eradicated.
The Milk Question
Dr. Van Leersum has been carrying on a campaign through the daily press to obtain better milk service. There is an increasing demand on the part of the public for untreated milk. The only way to supply safe untreated milk is to secure good hygiene at the
NETHERLANDS. JAMA. 1926;86(18):1375–1376. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02670440049022
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