Soto Laveaga, Gabriela and Claudia Agostoni, “Science and Public Health within the Century of Revolution,” in A Companion to Mexican History and Culture, William H. Beezley, ed. Patel, Kant; Rushefsky, Mark E.; McFarlane, Deborah R. The Politics of Public Health in the United States. Pencheon, David; Guest, Charles; Melzer, David; Gray, JA Muir . Public health was important elsewhere in Latin America in consolidating state energy and integrating marginalized populations into the nation-state.
Chadwick’s seminal report on The Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population was printed in 1842 and was followed up with a supplementary report a yr later. The apply of vaccination became prevalent within the 1800s, following the pioneering work of Edward Jenner in treating smallpox.
During the Mexican Revolution, feminist and skilled nurse Elena Arizmendi Mejia based the Neutral White Cross, treating wounded soldiers irrespective of for what faction they fought. In the United States, public … Read the rest