Poverty and Public Health

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    IN producing the book under notice, Dr. G. C. M'Gonigle and Mr. J. Kirby have made a practical and notable contribution to the study of community and family nutrition, which should help responsible authorities and individuals to acquire a true perspective and a sound sense of values in regard to the many factors which collectively influence the health of the general public. The authors write with the authority of first-hand experience. For many years their official duties have brought them face to face with the realities of poverty, malnutrition, disease and death in the depressed areas; and in the course of their work for the health and welfare of the local community in Stockton-on-Tees, they have collected data, instituted inquiries and made original investigations into the nutritional state of children and family health and economies.

    Poverty and Public Health

    By G. C. M. M'Gonigle J. Kirby. Pp. 278. (London: Victor Gollancz, Ltd., 1936.) 6s. net.

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