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Venereal disease in the army

prevalence, prevention

by H. C. French

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Published by [publisher not identified] in Place of publication not identified] .
Written in English

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases,
  • Prevention & control,
  • Military Medicine

  • Edition Notes

    StatementH.C. French
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 pages ;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26270294M

    The principal factors contributing to the high incidence and spread of venereal disease in military forces in the Far East Command are poverty in civilian populations and widespread prostitution, the former contributing significantly to the latter. Although prostitution exists in the absence of poverty.   How the Military Waged a Graphic-Design War on Venereal Disease since I didn’t set out to make a book on venereal disease, but became interested in the topic because of Author: Collectors Weekly.

    This Journal. Back; Journal Home; Online First; Current Issue; All Issues; Special Issues; About the journal; Journals. Back; The Lancet; The Lancet Child. the lancet venereal disease in the army & navy. analysis of the minutes of evidence taken before a committee appointed by the war office and the admiralty to inquire into its treatment and prevention no. i. .

    Soldiers with venereal disease had one-quarter of their pay docked while they received treatment. While the minister for defence’s office had also suggested discharging those infected, this was. The Venereal Disease Visual History Archive is a project to present and make available visual culture materials related to syphilis and gonorrhea from the first half of the twentieth century that are currently scattered among different digital and traditional archives. The primary focus is on sources related to the campaign to “stamp out” venereal disease in the s and s.

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Excerpt from Venereal Disease: In the American Expeditionary Forces The facts set forth in chapter No. XXIII represent only the violation of orders in a small section and should not be taken in any sense as a criticism of the army as a whole, nor should they reflect in the least degree on the leadership of General : George Walker.

Venereal Disease in the American Expeditionary Forces - Kindle edition by Walker, Dr. George. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Venereal Disease in the American Expeditionary : Dr.

George Walker. Within the army, venereal diseases weakened the force and drained medical resources. But venereal disease was also a human problem where one act of recklessness could ruin a man’s life.

Raden Dunbar tells the story of the generals, the doctors and the victims with clarity and compassion/5(2). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top Venereal disease in the army: prevalence, prevention Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

Additional Physical Format: Print version: Walker, George, Venereal disease in the American Expeditionary Forces. Baltimore, Medical Standard Book Co.

[©]. VENEREAL DISEASE IN THE BIBLE BY R. WILLCOX SeniorAssistant Medical Officer, DepartmentofVenerealDiseases, St. Mary'sHospital, London; Physician in Charge, DepartmentofVenerealDiseases, KingEdwardVIIHospital, Windsor Theexistence orotherwise ofallusions to syphilis in the books ofthe OldTestament is ofmorethanCited by: The Lancet VENEREAL DISEASE IN THE ARMY AND NAVY.

THE enormous prevalence of venereal disease in the army and navy which the annual reports of the medical officers of those services disclose, and the immense proportion of dis- abling and sickness caused by the prevalence of that com.

Venereal Disease in the Armed Forces Jerome H. Greenberg, M.D.* Down through the years, whether pillaging or purchasing, soldiers, sailors, and other sexually active itinerant males have been contracting diseases from females, and prostitution, either overt or clandestine, has always flourished around military by: As a result of the discussion at this meeting regarding the venereal disease problem in the Caribbean, the chief of the Venereal Disease Control Division, Office of the Surgeon General, took action to strengthen the Army venereal disease control program in this area by securing and assigning Maj.

(later Col.) Daniel Bergsma, MC, an officer specially trained in venereal disease control, to that command. A record of the medical problems of one U.S. Army unit states: This unit scheduled lectures by the battalion surgeon or exhibitions of venereal disease prevention training films twice a month.

Company commanders lectured on sex hygiene once a month. Platoon sergeants also lectured once a month. Army medical records dating back to the Revolutionary War show significant soldier losses due to venereal diseases. In a two-year period during the Civil War, the Union Army documentedThe methods of reporting venereal disease before and during the first part of World War II made it extremely difficult to determine true incidence rates.

In the first place, many men were inducted into the Army who either had an undiagnosed infection or who developed the symptoms of a venereal disease very soon after induction.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by by: 6. A sharp rise in the venereal disease rate in the armed forces of the United States, which began with their rapid expansion after the outbreak of the war in Europe, has now been brought under control.

Inwhen the Army numbered less thanenlisted men, the rate per men for all venareal diseases was only Venereal Disease A soldier who is not available to fight due to a preventable disease disrupts the overall execution of the military mission.

Venereal disease, a preventable disease, was targeted in efforts to keep soldiers disease free. Many felt that the enemy sent diseased women to infect U.S. soldiers on the home front. A quiet way of discussing venereal disease, in this discreet pamphlet: War Department, Commission on Training Camp Activities.

When You Go Home - take this book with you. Before the war, there was a major discovery for the treatment of sexually transmitted diseases: inmedical researchers discovered both the means to identify and.

The basic venereal disease policy of the armed forces at the time of the Vietnam war was published in a technical bulletin (TB MED). The degree to which the measures set forth in this document could be effected during a combat situation, however, remained a critical problem throughout the war.

The Chicago Health Department enters float urging fight against venereal disease in the annual Chicago Defender parade, Opening of sports center at Camp Forrest at about the time the May Act was invoked in areas surrounding this camp Soldiers' and. Treatment of Venereal Disease during the Civil War.

By Dr. Michael Echols. During the Civil War, as in all wars, venereal disease was a major problem since it disabled the soldier and decreased his effectiveness to fight or be moved from battle to battle. Traditional histories of the Civil War steer clear of sex and birth control in favor of heroes and battles.

This ignores reality. Court martial records list overincidents of sexual misconduct, and the Surgeon General of the United States Army documentedcases of venereal disease in the Union Army.

The men (and women, too) who produced these alarming statistics came from all. Venereal disease had always been a concern for the armed forces, and, during World War I there werehospital admissions for venereal disease among British military personnel, without accounting for re-infections and re-admissions.

Roughly 5 per cent of all the men who enlisted in British armies through the war became infected.Military measures regarding Venereal Disease in the British Army The military took a particular interest in preventing and curing venereal disease in service personnel.

A handbook on military sanitation stated that 'The well being and efficiency of the British Soldier is the final aim of all Military Sanitation',(16) thereby encompassing both.Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.