Public Health Papers and Reports, Vol. 31

Public Health Papers and Reports, Vol. 31 : Part I, Presented at the Thirty-Third Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, Massachusetts, September 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 1905 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Public Health Papers and Reports, Vol. 31: Part I, Presented at the Thirty-Third Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Boston, Massachusetts, September 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 1905 The older method of securing experience by experimentation on the public should be superseded by requiring preliminary special training at universities and by boards of health so that, whilst retaining for the good of the public, the service of those already trained and competent, they may be reinforced and when necessary succeeded by those who have received such special training. Undoubtedly, the public should demand the possession of special qualifications in both the executive and the other technical branches of public health service. Elective and appointive positions should be filled by those who have received special training and have, as evidence of their special qualifications, degrees or diplomas granted by competent authorities, as in Great Britain, where a diploma of public health is demanded of all medical health officers. Bacteriologists, chemists, engineers and other technical men should have special training in public health work before the responsibilities of public service are entrusted to them. Our programme provides for a consideration of this matter. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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