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The Environmental Setting

Samiha El Katsha

in Gender, Behavior, and Health: Schistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774247286
eISBN:
9781617970245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774247286.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the Delta villages there has rarely been adequate provision for sanitation, or for household drains, to cope with the water brought in by a piped water system. The lack of a proper system for the ... More


Prisoners as Disease Carriers: Cases of Pellagra and Trachoma

Yücel Yanikdağ

in Healing the Nation: Prisoners of War, Medicine and Nationalism in Turkey, 1914-1939

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748665785
eISBN:
9780748689262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665785.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter examines how two diseases – pellagra and trachoma – acquired either at the front or in British prison camps in Egypt first turned prisoners into contested objects of concern between the ... More


American ports in the sanitary zone

Krista Maglen

in The English System: Quarantine, immigration and the making of a Port Sanitary zone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089657
eISBN:
9781781706947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089657.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Key to the response to the public health ‘danger’ posed by migrants was the way the United States was seen to be managing the same ‘threats’ as they arrived at its ports. Concern was growing that ... More


Aliens in the sanitary zone

Krista Maglen

in The English System: Quarantine, immigration and the making of a Port Sanitary zone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089657
eISBN:
9781781706947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089657.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The final chapter thus examines how those arguing for immigration restriction used the issue of disease control in their anti-alien narrative; how the example of American policy and practice played ... More


1919–1921: Traveling aboard “The Special”

Barbara Barksdale Clowse

in A Doctor for Rural America: The Reforms of Frances Sage Bradley

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179773
eISBN:
9780813179780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179773.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A truck outfitted as a mobile clinic gave Bradley a new way to reach isolated rural families. She wrote a book, urging organizations to adopt this new healthcare delivery system. She spent a year and ... More


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