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Public Health
Public health governments
organi
se syst
e ms
to
prot
ect
t
hei
r
peopl
e f
rom di
sease.
This
i
ncl
u de s
providi
ng f
resh
w at
er,
sewers
and hospi
tal
s,
and
maki
ng
laws t
o f
orce
towns and…

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Early Modern Age: 17501900

Cause
of
probl
ems:
gr
ow i
ng
popul
ati
on,
growth
of
fact
ories,
i
ndust
ri
ali
sat
ion,
mi
grat
ion
of
popul
ati
on,
ur
bani
sat
ion
and
growth
of
dir
t
and di
sease.


There
w as
no cont
rol…

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were
good ,
as
he
prop osed
provi
ding
access
to
clean
w at
er a nd
remo vi
ng sewage
and
rubbish,
t
he y
w er
e
not
seri
ously
consi
dered at
t
he t
ime .

I
n 1848
there was ano ther
chol
e r…

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1878 Publ
ic
H eal
th
Act

consol
idat
ed
exi
sti
ng
heal
th
laws.


I
n t
he
1870s
Joseph
C hamberl
ain,
mayor of
B i
rmi
ngham,
car
ri
ed
out
sever
al
ref
orms
i
ncl
udi
ng
the
demo l
i
ti
on of…

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1931 Li
fe
expect
ancy:
women=62,
men=58

I
mpr
ovement
s:


secondary
school
p upi
ls
recei
ved medical
i
nspecti
ons
heal
th
cli
nics
ga ve
vaccinat
ions
and sol
d baby
food ch eapl
y
many hospit
als
w er
e brought
under
the
control
of
l…

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