History Public Health

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  • Created on: 13-06-10 15:01

The Industrail Revolution, public health started by people coming to towns from the country-side to get jobs such as working in the factories that was long hours and poor living conditions as the owners save money they got the houses built back to back to save money and families were often shared by one room.

The government had a policy such as laissez faire which ment its not there job to intervene to help the poor or to intervene in the running of the economy.They also believed that individuals should look after there health and welfare and shouldn`t rely on the government.And they didn`t really want to bother with the factory owners with health and safty laws or with higher taxes to pay the public service such as street cleaners.

cholera was most of the scarest disease…


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