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National Negro Health Week

Greene, D. (1922) National Negro Health Week. Public Health Notes.

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This year's Negro Health Week, the eighth held, was conducted by Dr. R. R. Moton, of Tuskegee Institute, April 2-8, under the auspices of the Annual Tuskegee Negro Conference and the National Negro Business League, and in co6peration with the U. S. Public Health Service, national and state tuberculosis societies, the Red Cross, American Social Hygiene Association, and many other organizations. The purpose was to reduce morbidity and mortality among Negroes by educational methods, with particular emphasis on tuberculosis, infant mortality and venereal diseases.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: National Negro Health Week, Dr. R. R. Moton, Tuskegee Negro Conference
Subjects: Health > Public Health
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    Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2011 18:16
    Last Modified: 21 Mar 2012 21:53
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/2716

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