The Maternal and Child Health Digital Library

Book, English

Child health in America

This publication is an outline of the history of child health in America from the 18th century to the 1970s. Topics covered include the flu epidemic during World War I, the founding of the Children's Bureau, the Sheppard-Towner Act, and the development of federal programs that focus on maternal and child health.
 Online Access
0148.pdf
Author
U.S. Bureau of Community Health Services
Publisher
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1976
Pages
72 pp.
Keyword
Child health and History
Originating Agency Type
Federal
Target Audience
Consumer and Professional