By Gérard Vallée
Quantity nine: Florence Nightingale on well-being in India is the 1st of 2 volumes reporting Nightingale’s 40 years of labor to enhance public health and wellbeing in India. It starts off together with her paintings to set up the Royal fee at the Sanitary kingdom of the military in India, for which she drafted questionnaires, analyzed returns, and did a lot of the ultimate writing, occurring to advertise the implementation of its concepts. during this quantity a steady shift of cognizance should be noticeable from the overall healthiness of the military to that of the civilian inhabitants. Famine and epidemics have been common and heavily interrelated occurrences. To wrestle them, Nightingale urged a accomplished set of sanitary measures, and academic and criminal reforms, to be overseen by means of a public wellbeing and fitness organization. Skilful in enforcing the services, effect, and gear of others, she labored together with her outstanding community of well-placed collaborators, having them ship her details and meet along with her again in London. the quantity contains Nightingale’s paintings at the royal fee itself, similar correspondence, a variety of released pamphlets, articles and letters to the editor, and correspondence together with her starting to be community of viceroys, governors of presidencies, and public healthiness specialists. operating with British collaborators, she all started this paintings; through the years Nightingale elevated her touch with Indian nationals and promoted their paintings and institutions. at present, Volumes 1 to eleven are available ebook model via subscription or from college and school libraries throughout the following proprietors: Canadian digital Library, Ebrary, MyiLibrary, and Netlibrary.
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Additional resources for Florence Nightingale on Health in India: Collected Works of Florence Nightingale, Volume 9 (No. 9)
Each theme contains material published by Nightingale (reports, articles, pamphlets) and archival pieces (letters and notes). Letters and notes pertaining to the preparation of a publication and its sequels are, as much as could be done, placed before and after the publication. While not all letters and notes could thus be assigned a location because of occasional lack of contextual information, all efforts were made to indicate their likely place in Nightingale’s mental landscape. While all the printed and published writings are included in full, the archival material is selective (it covers some 20,000 manuscript pages).
He also vetted questionnaires and papers for her. Robert Rawlinson, England’s leading water expert, was a reliable and much-used source on all matters concerning water supply, drainage and sewers. These four were constant co-workers. Nightingale knew Sir Charles Trevelyan, gover nor of Madras, prior to his taking up the post, through a Crimean War connection. There were family connections as well through his Macaulay relations; indeed Nightingale wrote him with condolences on the death of Lord Macaulay.
William Farr,37 both a doctor and a leading statistician, was her statistics expert. From his position as head of the Statistics Branch at the General Register Ofﬁce he could obtain the latest data. He also vetted questionnaires and papers for her. Robert Rawlinson, England’s leading water expert, was a reliable and much-used source on all matters concerning water supply, drainage and sewers. These four were constant co-workers. Nightingale knew Sir Charles Trevelyan, gover nor of Madras, prior to his taking up the post, through a Crimean War connection.