SANITARY AND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SITUATION IN VLADIMIR REGION DURING GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR OF 1941-1945

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The article deals with the characteristic of the sanitary and epidemiological conditions of the Vladimir region during the Great Patriotic War. The author considers the activities of the sanitary services in the sphere of public health care during the Great Patriotic War, analyzes the difficulties which emerged in the health care system in that period. Besides, the author traces the dynamics of fertility and general sanitary conditions in the region. There is pointed out selfless labour of medical staff in the hard circumstances of the war years. The author emphasizes that the problems of the health authorities were divided into two categories. The first category of the problems had been before the war, the second category was caused by the war. These were specific health problems - increased incidence of people pediculosis, unsanitary living and working conditions, deteriorating health care. The author concludes that the health workers made a great contribution to the victory over the enemy.

I S Tryakhov

Vladimir State University named after Alexander and Nikolay Stoletovs

Email: ilja.tryahoff@yandex.ru
Department of Russian History

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