oa South African Medical Journal - Some features of the South African Military Hygiene Organisation
|Article Title||Some features of the South African Military Hygiene Organisation|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Middle East Force|
|Publication Date||Aug 1947|
|Pages||563 - 566|
|Keyword(s)||Disease prevention, Middle East Force, Sanitary control, South African hygiene organisation and South African Medical Corps|
The general principles of the South African hygiene organisation were proved in practice and by results. The troops were thus generally protected from such preventable diseases as the gastro-intestinal infections, typhus, skin conditions, etc., and conversely grew in vigour and health as the campaigns proceeded.
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