The Administration of the Lower Provinces of Bengal from 1882-83 to 1886-87

The Administration of the Lower Provinces of Bengal from 1882-83 to 1886-87

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ...of success in operations is decidedly higher. As soon as the difliculties at present experienced in successfully storing it in tubes are overcome, the failures which now and then occur from its use will diminish in number. agency was employed, and partly to the inefiicient manner in which the work was carried on by municipal agency. In April 1886 an Act to amend the Bengal Vaccination Act was passed. Its object was to extend the benefit of the original Act to immigrants and temporary soj ourners, to enable notices to be served on parents requiring them to have their children vaccinated, to authorise the Health Ofiicer to require any unprotected person on any vessel arriving in the Port of Calcutta with smallpox on board to be vaccinated, and to invest the Health Oflicer with larger powers of supervision and control. MEDICAL RELIEF. In dealing with the question of medical relief, it would be impossible to give a satisfactory notice of its history during the period under review within the limits of the present paper. It must suflice to notice a few of the more salient points. In Calcutta the Eden Obstetric Hospital, which was opened in July 1882, has been largely made use of by the public, and has evidently supplied a general want. In 1883 the increase in deaths from small-pox drew the attention of Government to the want of proper accommodation in the hospitals for Europeans sufiering from that disease, and the Shambhu Nath barrack in the compound of the General Hospital was converted into a ward for paying patients suffering from small-pox, while alterations were made in the small-pox ward of the Sealdah Hospital so as to make it suitable for the poorer class of patients. During the period under review the system of nursing established at...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236993306
  • 9781236993304