ATTAINMENTS OF MEDICAL SCIENCE IN THE STRUGGLE AGAINST INFECTIOUS DISEASES IN THE TURKMEN SSR
ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA
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Great progress has been made in eradicating infectious diseases in the Turkmen SSR, beginning with construction of the Turkmen Medical Institute, development of a system of a sanitary-epidemiological stations, and organization of a bacteriological institute based on the sanitary-bacteriological laboratory of the republic. Considerable achievements have been made in the field of prophylaxis, including eradication of small pox, parasitic typhoid, malaria, and others, and sharp reduction in the incidence of diphtheria, helminthiasis, leishmaniasis, and other infection and parasitic diseases.
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