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Author Klass, Perri, 1958- author.

Title A good time to be born : how science and public health gave children a future / Perri Klass.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2020]
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  304.64083 KLA    AVAILABLE
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Description viii, 376 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary A history of the world-transforming fight against child mortality interweaves the author’s experiences as a medical student and doctor while paying tribute to the barrier-breaking women who introduced new approaches and scientific ideas about sanitation and vaccination.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 358-361) and index.
Subject Children -- Mortality -- History.
Infants -- Mortality -- History.
Children -- Health and hygiene -- History.
Medicine -- Research.
Preventive health services.
ISBN 9780393609998
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