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Public Health Administration, the Famine of 1943–4, and Impact on Women

Sujata Mukherjee

in Gender, Medicine, and Society in Colonial India: Women's Health Care in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Bengal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199468225
eISBN:
9780199087426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468225.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the evolution of public health care administration, female mortality and the gruesome impact of the catastrophic Bengal famine of 1943. Since 1919 health had come under the ... More


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