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The first open air schools in Holland arose in the vicinity of sanatoria and health institutes for children recovering of tuberculosis. The 'First Dutch Open Air School' dates from 1913 and was... [Item of the Day]
Henri Jean Vleminckx (1826-1906) pioneered in the field of Belgian national health. During an epidemic of cholera in 1866, this forensic doctor was the first in Belgium to stress the connection... [Item of the Day]
'Zonnestraaldag' (Sun Beam day) is a day to collect money for sanatorium Zonnestraal in Hilversum, Holland. This hospital for tuberculosis patients opens officially in 1928. The costs of nursing are... [Item of the Day]
Since the beginning of the 80s, AIDS has been responsible for a growing number of victims. April 23, 1984 saw a major breakthrough in medical research when the virus was identified. This eventually... [Item of the Day]