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Holborn 1935

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Holborn Borough]

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Foundling Site Day Nursery 76
School Entrants 76
Stillbirths 76
Illegitimate Births 77
Dental Treatment 77
Supply of Milk and Food for Mothers and Infants 77
Home Help 78
Convalescent Home Treatment 78
Saffron Hill Maternity and Child Welfare Centre 78
Deaths of Infants under One year 79
Infectious Diseases among Mothers and Children 80
Fuerperal Fever and Pyrexia 80
Ophthalmia Neonatorum 81
Midwives Acts, 1902 and 1918 82
Whooping Cough 82
Measles 82
Measles Control in Schools 82
German Measles 83
Diarrhoea and Enteritis under 2 years 83
Nursing Arrangements 83
Minor Ailments Clinic 83
Medical Inspection and Treatment of School Children 84
Infant Life Protection 86
Birth Control 86
Health and Baby Week 86
Sanitary Administration
Mortuary 87
Inquests 88
Removal of Aged Persons 88
Rent and Mortgage Interest, Restriction Acts, 1920-1933 88
Nuisance from Pigeons 89
Old Buildings—Demolition of 89
Propaganda 89
APPENDIX.
Table I. Vital Statistics, 1935, and ten previous years 91
Table II. Causes of and Ages at Death, 1935 92
Table III. Infectious Diseases Notified during 1935 93
Table IV. Information required by L.C.C. 94
Table V. Factories, Workshops, &c.
(1) Inspections 95
(2) Defects found 9.5
(3) Home Work 96
(4) Registered Workshops 97
(5) Other Matters 97
Legal Proceedings 98
Ambulance Service (see inside of back cover).
List of Notifiable Diseases (see back of cover).


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