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Malaria had been one of the most important causes of illness and death in Trinidad and Tobago before the CURRENT malaria eradication program began. The epidemiology of the disease was well studied by local and foreign malariologists and entomologists, before and during World Waar II.. From 1952 to 1957, and Expanded Program of Insect and Malaria Control was carried out by the Government with material assistance from UNICEF and technical assistance from PASB/WHO...
[From Introduction]: This report is less extensive than the previous Summaries of Four-Year Reports on Health Conditions in the Americas with respect to the health problems included. The largest chapters are concerned with demography and vital statistics and with hospital services in the Region. Population characteristics have been emphasized at this time since data from recent censuses are now becoming available. The new demographic information presented is of considerable significance and use in the health field. Information on numbers of ...