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The Mission of Local Sanatoria in the Crusade Against Tuberculosis

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Publication Date: January 1907

Publisher(s): Kohn & Pollock Inc.

Author(s): Theodore B. Sachs

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Health (Hospitals and other health care facilities)
Health (Health services for low income people)

Keywords: social services; communal organization; health; funding

Type: Other

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

While acknowledging the importance of climate and the possibility of physical relocation of some patients to a sanatorium in a climate more suitable for their treatment, the author argues that the Jewish community must support the creation of local sanatoria in order to best isolate and treat the greatest number of patients and protect the wider community against the spread of the illness.

In Proceedings of the 4th National Conference of Jewish Charities, 1906, Kohn & Pollock Inc.