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J.D.C. Forms Health Committee to Deal with Post-war Needs of Jews in Europe

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, aligning itself with governmental, intergovernmental and voluntary agencies in preparing for the post-war health needs of Europe’s war victims, announced today the formation of the Committee on Health, Nutrition and Medical Service.

Dr. Jacob J. Golub, Director of the Hospital for Joint Diseases, was named chairman. Dr. Golub, who has been on the J.D.C. executive committee for many years, was a member of a Health Commission with similar objectives which J.D.C. sent abroad after the last war.

Emphasizing J.D.C.’s policy of utilizing local resources in its work, Mr. Joseph Hyman, executive vice-chairman, pointed out that, just as after the last war, the Joint Distribution Committee will work with the Ose, a Jewish organization which has a history of effective operation in the medical and child care field, especially in Eastern Europe.