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The C. Everett Koop Papers

Title:
[Untitled speech given to the 37th Session of the World Health Assembly, Geneva, Switzerland] pdf (509,333 Bytes) ocr (10,168 Bytes)
[Untitled speech given to the 37th Session of the World Health Assembly, Geneva, Switzerland]
Description:
Representing the United States at international public health conferences is one of the responsibilities of the U.S. Surgeon General. In this speech before an assembly of the World Health Organization in Geneva, Surgeon General Koop reviewed efforts in the United States to improve health, preventive, and vaccination services, also the goal of the World Health Organization in developing countries. Koop described recent progress in the United States in health promotion and disease prevention, immunization and the containment of infectious diseases, nutrition and reduction in heart disease, and in the understanding of a new and devastating infectious disease, AIDS.
Number of Image Pages:
9 (509,333 Bytes)
Date:
1984-05-08 (May 8, 1984)
Creator:
Koop, C. Everett
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Subject:
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
Community Health Planning
Primary Prevention
Global Health
Health Services Accessibility
Exhibit Category:
Biographical Information
Box Number: 104
Folder Number: 28
Unique Identifier:
QQBBDY
Document Type:
Speeches
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Series: Speeches, Lectures, Papers, 1958-2004
SubSeries: 1984-1985
Folder: Address- 37th World Health Assembly- World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1984 May 08
Metadata Last Modified Date:
2006-08-14
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