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October 23, 1937

Foreign Letters

JAMA. 1937;109(17):1374-1378. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780430052019

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LONDON  (From Our Regular Correspondent)Sept. 25, 1937.

Health Campaign Launched by the Prime Minister  A national campaign to encourage the wider use of the health services is being organized by the Central Council for Health Education with the cooperation of the Ministry of Health and the board of education. It will be officially launched by the prime minister and will be continued for six months. The minister of health and the president of the board of education have issued the following joint message to the local authorities: Over a number of years and particularly in the last three decades, the government, the local authorities, voluntary organizations and workers, and the medical and allied professions, have been building up a network of health services. But we should not be justified in resting on our oars. The prospective beneficary, too, has his or her part to play. Some of the services

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