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dc.contributor.authorNavarro, Hubert Ees_ES
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-08T03:01:04Z
dc.date.available2015-12-08T03:01:04Z
dc.date.issueds.d.es_ES
dc.date.issued1946es_ES
dc.identifier.urihttps://iris.paho.org/handle/10665.2/15027
dc.description.abstractWork on health problems is progressing in Bolivia, under the New Department of Health, of the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Welfare. Such subjects as malaria, tuberculosis, venereal disease, leprosy, typhus, intestinal parasites, smallpox, typhoid fever, yellow fever, bubonic plague, are being paid special attention. An extensive study of native food products is being made in order to establish a better diet for the people in general. Considerable thought is being given to the health of school children and school physicians have done their part in examining them for chronic diseases and also for incipient troubles which may be corrected at early stages. Plans are being made to create special schools for retarded, deaf and dumb, and blind children. A total of 28 per cent of the children examined were found to have dental caries. Children needing corective glasses were furnished them. Inspection of the manufacture and sale of drugs has continued. Regulations concerning narcotics were rigidly enforced. From August 1944 to August 1945 the National Bacteriological Institute prepared a total of 883,798 doses of various products. New constructions include: in La Paz Department, Broncho-pulmonary Hospital and operating pavilion at the Miraflores General Hospital in La Paz, costing about $120,000; Public Welfare Building, costing about $20,000; and enlarging the Miraflores General Hospital ...(AU)en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBoletín de la Oficina Sanitaria Panamericana (OSP);25(9),sept. 1946es_ES
dc.subjectSaúde Públicapt_BR
dc.subjectControle de Doenças Transmissíveispt_BR
dc.subjectEpidemiología e Bioestadísticaes_ES
dc.subjectCooperação Técnicapt_BR
dc.subjectBolíviaes_ES
dc.titleLa sanidad en Boliviaes_ES
dc.title.alternativePublic Health in Boliviaen_US
dc.typeJournal articlesen_US
dc.rights.holderPan American Health Organizationen_US


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