Transactions of the Special Conference of State and Territorial Health Officers with the United States Public Health Service, September 16 and 17, 1940
Federal Security Agency, Public Health Service, 1940 - Public health - 184 pages
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Page 71 - States and their political subdivisions to alleviate present and recurring unemployment and to remedy the unsafe and insanitary housing conditions and the acute shortage of decent, safe, and sanitary dwellings for families of low income, in rural or urban communities, that are injurious to the health, safety, and morals of the citizens of the Nation.
Page 58 - Prevention of syphilis and gonorrhea by chemical or mechanical means is supplementary to and not a substitute for the prophylaxis of these diseases by educational measures which employ ethical and religious motives. Nor does chemical or mechanical prophylaxis justify any relaxation of efforts to reduce to a minimum exposure to infection by discouragement of prostitution and other forms of sexv.al promiscuit;--.
Page 147 - Defense, and of the Surgeons General of the Army, Navy, and Public Health Service.
Page 184 - ... made jointly by the Surgeon General, the Surgeon General of the Army, and the Surgeon General of the Navy, and approved by the Administrator, and licenses for new products may be issued only upon a showing that they meet such standards.
Page 184 - Annual Conference of State and Territorial Health Officers with the United States Public Health Service, held at Washington, DC, May 13 and 15, 1916.
Page 59 - Educational, religious, sociologie and legal activities which tend to prevent exposure to infection are of great importance. At the same time, however, the Committee is fully aware of the fact that sexual promiscuity is a very important factor in their spread. To decrease the number of carriers among this group of men and women, Chemien l and mechanical prophylaxis is necessary and hence is complementary to educational measures.
Page 91 - Director of the Division of Labor Standards of the United States Department of Labor.
Page 54 - Federal funds available under title VI of the Social Security Act and the Venereal Disease Control Act have been budgeted for this purpose.
Page 59 - ... religious motives. Nor does chemical or mechanical prophylaxis justify any relaxation of efforts to reduce to a minimum exposure to infection by discouragement of prostitution and other forms of sexual promiscuity. In the case of syphilis and gonorrhea, as with other communicable diseases, the best and surest method of prevention of infection is the avoidance of exposure. Educational, religious, sociologic and legal activities which tend to prevent exposure to infection are of great importance.