19th and 20th century Public Health

key dates and events in 19th and 20th century public health

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19th Century Public Health
Public health provision was completely transformed as the 19th century progressed. Overcrowding,
dirt, poverty and disease went hand in hand at the century's start, but by the 1900s energetic social
reformers had comprehensively turned things round. In the early 19th century, the…

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State, which would provide social security, free health care, free education, council housing
and full employment.
1946: The New Towns Act planned new towns such as Stevenage and Newton Aycliffe to
replace the inner-city slums. The Town and Country Planning Act of 1947 set a target…

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