Leningrad, USSR Travel Notes (1957)

September 20, 1957

Leningrad, September 20, 1957

Leningrad School of Medicine:

10 year school 6 course in Institute Medical and Pediatrical. Graduate

as doctor. More attention given to Children's diseases.

2,200 students

40 professors

350 teachers

Work 3 years anywhere

2 years

3 years post graduate

Clinic.170 doctors

1000 beds

500 nurses

Director of Institute is also director of clinic and the chief doctor 8 more clinics 3 surgery 3 therapy 1 nerves 1 as above 1 polyclinic for prevention

Rheumatic diseases - specialists trained (Physiological dept. Have adopted children up to 3 years old. 32 children

Leningrad Centre Children's Health

19,000 children

0 - 3 nurseries, 3 in city 4 outside for health

3 - 7 Kindergarten 18

7 - 17 school 11

Healthy children

51 doctors 300 children to one doctor

90 medical staff Dr. in action 2 hours (working day 6 hours)

"" visits 4 hours


 

Specialists 5 1/2 hours in office Last year only one child died under 1 year in district - 4 children in year up to 16 no venereal disease 2000 doctors for preventive medicine 35 - 40 similar centers in Leningrad alone

 
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