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March 12, 1932

Report of the Preparatory Committee on the Principles Governing the Organisation of Medical Assistance, the Public Health Services and Sanitation in Rural Districts.

JAMA. 1932;98(11):914. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02730370054034

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Abstract

European Conference on Rural Hygiene (June 29th to July 7th, 1931). Volume I: Recommendations on the Principles Governing the Organisation of Medical Assistance, the Public Health Services and Sanitation in Rural Districts. League of Nations, Health Organisation. Series of League of Nations Publications, III. Health, 1931. III. 111 Official No. C. 473. M. 202. 1931. III. Paper. Price, 50 cents. Pp. 59. Boston: World Peace Foundation; Geneva: League of Nations, 1931.

In 1930 a committee composed of the leading health workers of Europe was appointed by the League of Nations to study the problem of rural health. The three items mentioned in the title were submitted to different groups of experts, numbering more than fifty in all; their findings are published in the Report of the Preparatory Committee. Later a conference was held at Geneva to which twenty-three European countries sent delegates, and eight countries, including the United States,

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