Florence Sabin with Colorado governor Lee Knous as he signs the Sabin health bills into law


Title:
Florence Sabin with Colorado governor Lee Knous as he signs the Sabin health bills into law
Description:
Sabin's committee drafted six bills: 1) a plan to reorganize the State Health Department; 2) a plan to allow adjoining counties with limited resources to receive federal, state, or local funds in order to organize district health services; 3) a plan to increase the per diem allowance for hospitalized indigent tuberculosis patients; 4) a plan to allow the State Health Department to receive federal funds for hospital construction under the Hill-Burton Act; 5) plan to set up a state tuberculosis hospital; 6) a plan for the strict control of brucellosis, a serious disease of cattle. The first four were passed in 1947.
Extent:
1 pages
Date Created:
1947
Creator:
Colorado State Medical Society
Source:
Original Repository. Smith College. Sophia Smith Collection. Florence Rena Sabin Papers. 11303
Original Repository:
Smith College. Sophia Smith Collection. Florence Rena Sabin Papers
Right Type:
Rights Could Not Be Determined - Release
Right Statement:
Courtesy of Smith College.
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Subject:
Colorado
Profiles in Science ID:
RRBBBV
NLM ID:
101584641X17
Genre:
Photographic prints
Format:
Still Image
Location:
Box: 29. Folder: 8