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November 3, 1945

Secretaria de salubridad y asistencia, memoria 1943-1944, basada en el informe de labores

JAMA. 1945;129(10):713. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860440061028

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This book is based on the report of Dr. Baz to the executive government of Mexico. Dr. Baz is the secretary of the Mexican Secretariat of Sanitation and Assistance, the national department which was created from the fusion of the Secretariat of Public Assistance and the Department of Public Health. The report is concerned with the work on public health, sanitation and public assistance as carried on by the department from Sept. 1, 1943, when it began to function, up to Aug. 31, 1944. The author in the introduction outlines the purpose of the work of the actual government and of his department, which is to care for the Mexican population in all the fields of health, sanitation and education. The book contains several chapters showing (1) the development of hospitals through the country, (2) the better training of technicians in these fields and the international exchange of technicians and

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