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Thailand Nutrition

International Nutrition

1960-1967

The United Nations recognized the health concerns presented by a lack of protein in the diets of children in many developing nations...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Health
Malaria in Ethiopia

Malaria in Ethiopia

1964

In June 1964 the Ethiopian government published an instructional booklet about malaria eradication that contained a sketch of Emperor Hali Selassie...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Health | Malaria Prevention
Vaccinations in Africa

Vaccinations in Africa

1966-1968

The Communicable Disease Center's Agency for International Development deployed to Niger and Ivory Coast for smallpox and measles immunization in...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Health
Medical Radiation Treatment

Radiation Treatment

1948

Media reports about experiments with radiation treatment at Oak Ridge, Tennessee prompted desperate people from all over the world to...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Health
Yellow Fever

Yellow Fever

1966

The Aedes Aegypti Eradication Program booklet described efforts to eradicate Yellow Fever, particularly in South America...

Tags: Health
Guatemala Syphillis Study

Guatemala Syphillis Study

1948

Dr. John C. Cutler, of the U.S. Public Health Service, conducted an infamous venereal disease study in Guatemala from 1946 to 1948...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Health | Venereal Disease
Refugees

Refugees

1979-1981

During the late 1970's and early 1980's there was a worldwide refugee crisis as millions of people fled political oppression, war...

Tags: Foreign Countries | Health
Toxic Carpets

Toxic Carpets

1990

A citizen's experience with health problems after a new carpet was installed in his house prompted this letter exchange with the...

Tags: Georgia | Health