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Tuberculosis survey of the island of Porto Rico, October 11, 1922, to April 18, 1923

James Gayley Townsend

Tuberculosis survey of the island of Porto Rico, October 11, 1922, to April 18, 1923

by James Gayley Townsend

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Puerto Rico.
    • Subjects:
    • Tuberculosis -- Puerto Rico.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Surgeon J. G. Townsend, United States Public health service. Prepared by direction of the surgeon general.
      SeriesU. S. Public health service. Public health bulletin ;, no. 138
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC315.P75 T6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 98 p.
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6670700M
      LC Control Number24026281
      OCLC/WorldCa19780904

        Report on the Census of Porto Rico, Paperback – J by United States. War Dept. Porto R Office (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 29 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Reviews: 2. The Spanish Flu of killed about 1% of the total population of Puerto Rico, many in the US Army camps on the island. Termed influenza or “la influenza”, the Spanish Flu attacked in waves during those years. Tuberculosis soon followed as the next epidemic on the island, with the highest rate of mortality between and

      Taíno Beginnings. Puerto Rico’s first inhabitants were the Taínos, a group of indigenous people that lived on the island for hundreds of years prior to the arrival of the zed in small clans and villages led by caciques (chiefs), they survived by fishing, hunting, and basic agriculture. The Taínos were governed by Agüeybaná and called the island Borikén (Borinquen. United States. Cuba and Porto Rico Special Commissioner. Report and recommendations on the customs tariff of the island of Porto Rico. (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Robert P Porter; United States.

      Mar - 6 Apr Juan Bernardo Huyke (acting) (b. - d. ) UPR 6 Apr - 29 Sep Horace Mann Towner (b. - d. ) Rep. The first comprehensive book on the history of Puerto Rico was written by Fray Íñigo Abbad y Lasierra in , almost three centuries after the first Spaniards arrived on the island. The first settlers were the Ortoiroid people, an Archaic Period culture of Amerindian hunters and fishermen who migrated from the South American mainland.


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Public Health Service.]. The World Health Organization recognizes Puerto Rico as an area of low tuberculosis (TB) incidence, where TB elimination is possible by To clarify the current low incidence of reported cases, provide key lessons learned, and detect areas that may affect progress, we systematically reviewed the literature about the history of TB surveillance and control in Puerto Rico and supplemented Author: Emilio Dirlikov, Dana Thomas, David Yost, Betzaida Tejada-Vera, Maria Bermudez, Olga Joglar, Terence.

The World Health Organization recognizes Puerto Rico as an area of low tuberculosis (TB) incidence, where TB elimination is possible by To describe the current low incidence of reported cases, provide key lessons learned, and detect areas that may affect progress, we systematically reviewed the literature about the history of TB surveillance and control in Puerto Rico and supplemented.

The tuberculosis mortality in Porto Rico is extremely high-the average rate during the six years from to was deaths perinhabitants, or nearly four-and-a-half times the tuberculosis mortality in the United States for This excessive mortality has been ascribed to a number of factors and the main aim of these surveys was to determine the causes that facilitate Cited by: 1.

Rico, hostilities were halted on Aug following agreement to a peace protocol between the two nations. The city of San Juan was turned over to American military authorities on Octo and that day General John R. Brooke cabled President McKinley informing him that the occupation of the island was complete.

Note: The to tuberculosis case counts and rates were updated using the following sources: Bridged-Race – Intercensal Population Estimates for –, Intercensal Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, to July 1, external icon and Annual Estimates.

Ina total of 9, new tuberculosis (TB) cases were reported in the United States, representing a % decrease from * The U.S.

TB incidence in ( perpersons) represented a % decrease from ; the rate among non–U.S.-born persons was >14 times that in U.S.-born persons.

Most of the tuberculosis cases last year came from the WHO regions of South-East Asia (44%), Africa (24%), and the Western Pacific (18%). Both the. Tuberculosis - Tuberculosis - Tuberculosis through history: Evidence that M. tuberculosis and humans have long coexisted comes primarily from studies of bone samples collected from a Neolithic human settlement in the eastern Mediterranean.

Genetic evidence gathered from these studies indicates that roughly 9, years ago there existed a strain of M. tuberculosis similar to strains present in. Economic conditions, for a large proportion of the population of Porto Rico, are such as to facilitate the inroads of all those diseases which are caused directly or indirectly by a poor nutrition." The average pay of a labourer is 75 cents a day.

" There is a season of the year when the labourer can find work nowhere. This season will last six months in some places. The American Lung Association is dedicated to the cure and control of all lung diseases, but its formation in was in response to only one: the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, tuberculosis (TB) was the leading cause of death in the United States, and one of the most feared diseases in the world.

Page 1 of 7 Tuberculosis Surveillance and Control in Puerto Rico March Tuberculosis Surveillance and Control in Puerto Rico [Announcer] This program is presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [Sarah Gregory] Hi, I’m Sarah Gregory, and today I’m talking with Dr.

Emilio Dirlikov. The maps in the Map Collections materials were either published prior toproduced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source).

Map of the island of Porto Rico. [S.l] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, Author information: (1)University of Puerto Rico, Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, San Juan [email protected] Past and recent developments related with tuberculosis (TB) epidemiology in the island were reviewed.

physicians and healthcare centers across the island. During the s, the PRDH collected additional health-related data and compiled statistics, including those for TB.

During –, the US Public Health Service (USPHS) conducted the first TB survey of Puerto Rico by using records from schools, the US Veteran’s Bureau. Roughly one-quarter of the world's population has been infected with M.

tuberculosis, and new infections occur at a rate of one per second. However, not all infections with M. tuberculosis cause tuberculosis disease and many infections are asymptomatic.

In there were an estimated million chronic active cases, and in there were 10 million new cases, and million deaths. Puerto Rico (Spanish for 'Rich Port'; abbreviated PR), officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Spanish: Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, lit. 'Free Associated State of Puerto Rico') and in previous centuries called Porto Rico in English, is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the northeast Caribbean Sea, approximately 1, miles (1, km) southeast of Miami.

The Island of Porto Rlco was formally surrendered to tho United States ln October,at San Juan, aud by the Treaty of Paris, signed December 10 of the same year, was ceded by Spain to the United States, together with Vleques, Culebra, and other small adjacent Islands.

At the time of its acqulsitlon by the UnHedPorto. Europe PMC is an ELIXIR Core Data Resource Learn more >. Europe PMC is a service of the Europe PMC Funders' Group, in partnership with the European Bioinformatics Institute; and in cooperation with the National Center for Biotechnology Information at the U.S.

National Library of Medicine (NCBI/NLM).It includes content provided to the PMC International archive by participating publishers. The attached “Informe Anual de Tuberculosis Puerto Rico, ” provides a statistical summary of the work done by the Puerto Rico Tuberculosis Control Program in The report shows an increased number of tuberculosis cases from previous years and provides insight into the specific patient groups impacted by tuberculosis.Octo 4 pages.

City health officers-Directory of those in cities of 10, or more popula-tion. Octo 12 pages. Results of a three-year trachoma campaign beguin in Knott County, Ken-tucky, inas shown by a survey made in the same locality 10 years later.

By John McMuillen. Octo 6 pages. General Dynamics NASSCO employees working on the USS Makin Island (LHD-8), docked at NASSCO from March 23 to July The ships were not accessible to the public and exposure to any Navy personnel was extremely limited.

The contractors will be working with their occupational health providers to offer free testing to their employees.