Infant Welfare Work in Jerusalem

Among indications marking the advancement of civilization and the introduction of modern methods into Jerusalem is the institution there of infant welfare work, the American Child Health Association announces, Miss Bertha Landsman, of the Hadassah Medical Organization. Jerusalem, has written to the Association of which Herbert Hoover is president, saying that this work is expected to be the forerunner of many other branches of public health service particularly that dealing with prenatal care, the care of child of school age and tuberculosis work.

One of the main purposes of the health expansion will be the training of nurses whose services later will be of general use throughout all of Palestine. The holding of a baby show to take account of the health of all the infants of the city is expected to be an early outcome of the infant welfare work.

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