The Sanitary Administration in Italy and Malary

Mariapina Di Simone


The basis for an adequate management of the public health in Italy were layed only from 1888. The article presents the situation of the sanitary organzation between XIX and XX centuries; the origin and the evolution of specific laws concerning malaria. Some aspects of the fight against malaria performed by the Public administration are here described, on the basis of the sources in the Archivio centrale dello Stato; the first antimalaria campaigns; some important occasions of checks, planned by the Italian Ministery of Internal Affairs to value the practical opportunity of specific choises.


Key words: Public Health - Malaria - Archivio Centrale dello Stato  

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