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COORDINATION IN PUBLIC HEALTH WORK

COORDINATION IN PUBLIC HEALTH WORK The movement for better health conditions is now about twenty years old. Beginning with discussion and agitation on specific questions, followed by the organization of a large number of separate societies, it has now reached the stage where the need of coordination and cooperation has become urgent. A number of striking illustrations of this tendency have been seen recently. The various organizations interested in child welfare have formed a federation known as the National Child Hygiene Council, for the purpose of coordinating their work and eliminating duplication, including the American Child Hygiene Association, the American Red Cross, the Child Hygiene Organization of America, the National Child Labor Commission, the National Organization for Public Health Nursing and the National Tuberculosis Association. The council announces as its ultimate goal the development of a comprehensive and well planned child health program on a national scale. It also plans for a community demonstration of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

COORDINATION IN PUBLIC HEALTH WORK

JAMA , Volume 76 (13) – Mar 26, 1921

COORDINATION IN PUBLIC HEALTH WORK

Abstract


The movement for better health conditions is now about twenty years old. Beginning with discussion and agitation on specific questions, followed by the organization of a large number of separate societies, it has now reached the stage where the need of coordination and cooperation has become urgent. A number of striking illustrations of this tendency have been seen recently. The various organizations interested in child welfare have formed a federation known as the National Child...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1921 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1921.02630130034010
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Abstract

The movement for better health conditions is now about twenty years old. Beginning with discussion and agitation on specific questions, followed by the organization of a large number of separate societies, it has now reached the stage where the need of coordination and cooperation has become urgent. A number of striking illustrations of this tendency have been seen recently. The various organizations interested in child welfare have formed a federation known as the National Child Hygiene Council, for the purpose of coordinating their work and eliminating duplication, including the American Child Hygiene Association, the American Red Cross, the Child Hygiene Organization of America, the National Child Labor Commission, the National Organization for Public Health Nursing and the National Tuberculosis Association. The council announces as its ultimate goal the development of a comprehensive and well planned child health program on a national scale. It also plans for a community demonstration of

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 26, 1921

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