Posts Tagged: Public Health

Fascist International Health

By David Brydan In November 1941, health officials and experts from 20 states attended an international tuberculosis conference in Berlin, founding a new international association to fight the disease.[i] On the surface, it appeared to be a straightforward example of

Fascist International Health

By David Brydan In November 1941, health officials and experts from 20 states attended an international tuberculosis conference in Berlin, founding a new international association to fight the disease.[i] On the surface, it appeared to be a straightforward example of

Morality, ‘Cleanliness’ and Geography: Sex and Contagion in Cardiff’s Docklands

By Simon Jenkins In 1935 the British Social Hygiene Council commissioned a report on social conditions in the dockland districts of Cardiff, Liverpool and London. The author of the report, ex-Navy Captain F. A. Richardson, declared that ‘Morality and cleanliness

Morality, ‘Cleanliness’ and Geography: Sex and Contagion in Cardiff’s Docklands

By Simon Jenkins In 1935 the British Social Hygiene Council commissioned a report on social conditions in the dockland districts of Cardiff, Liverpool and London. The author of the report, ex-Navy Captain F. A. Richardson, declared that ‘Morality and cleanliness

Healthy Cities: Medical practitioners and the creation of public parks & garden cities

By Clare Hickman In 1907, London County Councillor, George Haw asserted that If the parks are the lungs of London, the lungs must have been in a very weak condition before the London County Council (LCC) was created [in 1889].

Healthy Cities: Medical practitioners and the creation of public parks & garden cities

By Clare Hickman In 1907, London County Councillor, George Haw asserted that If the parks are the lungs of London, the lungs must have been in a very weak condition before the London County Council (LCC) was created [in 1889].

‘No man’s land’: Rural / urban boundaries and public health

By Keir Waddington Writing about the county of Glamorgan, Wales in 1894, the Western Mail noted, ‘No places ought to be more charming and healthful than our pretty villages; but some of them are sadly deceptive’. If reformers came to

‘No man’s land’: Rural / urban boundaries and public health

By Keir Waddington Writing about the county of Glamorgan, Wales in 1894, the Western Mail noted, ‘No places ought to be more charming and healthful than our pretty villages; but some of them are sadly deceptive’. If reformers came to