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The sanitary lessons of Indian epidemics letter from Inspector-General R. Lawson by Robert Lawson

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Published by Pardon and Sons, printers] in [London .
Written in English


  • Cholera, epidemiology

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ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
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Pagination8 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL26307021M

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The information is presented in a very user-friendly manner; it is not assumed that readers are already experts in the field. It also offers a brief history of how microbiology relates to sanitary practice, and examines the lessons learned from the great epidemics of the past. Numerous worked example problems are presented in every chapter. investigation and management of epidemic prone diseases in the context of the country are scarce or if present may only provide concepts and ideas limited to a single disease outbreak. Thus, students, instructors and health professionals might be forced to search other materials/references for different outbreaks/epidemics when they are in need.   The Indian government recently announced it would distribute subsidised sanitary products to poorer women. It was a blow for Muruganantham that it . Previously, Dr. Sourabh lectured “Food in Indian History- Production, Consumption and Culture from the Colonial Times to the Present” at Turku University, where he was a fellow with the project Finnish Harvest Failures and Famines in the International Context, funded by the Academy of Finland.