Schistosomiasis: how it is transmitted and prevented. Colour lithographs, 1963.
About this work
A set of four Chinese posters from a health education campaign undertaken in the early 1960s which sought to reduce the incidence of schistosomiasis among the rural populace. Each poster comprises three colour illustrations in roundels, together with descriptive text in Chinese
Zuohao fanghu gongzuo yufang xuexichong bing. ...
Tianjin : [publisher not identified]?], 1963-8.
33,000 [print run].
4 prints : printed in colours ; sheets 77.2 x 27 cm
Wellcome Library no. 674931i
No. 1: Bimian jiechu you weiyou de shui (Avoid contact with infested water): people near the water's edge, when harvesting, meeting ferry, or wanting to bathe
No. 2: Yinyong meiyou weiyou de shui (Drink uncontaminated water): people taking water from the well and from a pond, and (with a filter) from the lake
No. 3: Ba shui li de weiyou xiaomie diao (Sterilize water used in affected areas): adding chemicals to drinking water, scattering powder on a stream, spraying waterside vegetation
No. 4: Bu rang weiyou dao rentiliqu (Do not allow the schistosomiasis fluke to enter the body): boys examining their ankles, girls protecting their legs with bandages and impermeable boots, a boy bandaging his ankles