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Title: Higienización de Bogotá
Creator: Serrano, José Joaquín
Publication Info: Bogotá : Imprenta al Vapor de Enrique y Angel M. Zalamea, 1899.
Physical Details: 62 p. ; 22 5/10 x 14 5/10 cms.
Physical Condition: Wrappers faded and front one has tear, interior pages yellowing but legible.

Summary: José Joaquín Cerrano’s dissertation examines public health problems in Bogotá. He addresses infectious diseases that call for measures from the local government in order to improve public health. Cerrano evaluates the sanitary infrastructure of the city and suggests potential solutions to such public health problems.
Historical Notes: In 1802 the first program to educate physicians was created in the Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Señora del Rosario. Various universities opened medical schools and, in 1867, the Facultad de Medicina y Ciencias Naturales de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia was created. The Sociedad de Medicina y Ciencias Naturales was formed in 1873 and in 1891 it became the Academia Nacional de Medicina de Colombia. Medicina, Academia Nacional de 2006 370 años de Educación Médica en Colombia. Academia Nacional de Medicina, ed. Bogotá.
Donor Notes: A doctoral thesis in medicine: the author presents a series of health improvements necessary for Bogotá: clean water supply, mandatory vaccination of all its denizers, public baths, and a systematic infection infrastructure, among others. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Public health -- Colombia -- Bogotá
Added Entries: "Por José Joaquín Serrano ex-interno de los hospitals civil y military central. Ex-miembro de la 'pequeña cirugía.' Tesis para el doctorado en medicina y cirugía"

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P01073
Record Number: 322
Islandora ID: islandora:3042