Public health as an internationalist project: the view from the 1940s CPD


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Dr Reinisch offers a comprehensive historical look at public health as an internationalist project. Dr Reinisch focuses particularly on the development of the international public health body UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) in the wake of the Second World War in Europe.

This lecture was part of the Medical history: 'A world-wide perspective' and Annual General Meeting at The Royal Society of Medicine in London.

Date of lecture: 3rd June 2015

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Length: 00:39:41

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