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Value for Money


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'The Mother and the Child'
'Bradford '
All over the country, in city, town, village, and hamlet, money is being given by the public for the benefit of the public. It may be in the shape of rates, it may be by voluntary offering. What value are we getting ?
In this series, which commences today, a speaker with special knowledge of his subject is to broadcast a talk about the value received for money given and expended in some particular centre. And, previous to each talk, there will be a thumb-nail description of the place.
This morning, for instance,
John J. Buchan , Medical Officer of Health for Bradford and one of the pioneers of child welfare work, is to talk about maternity and child welfare in Bradford. This city was a pioneer in the provision of medical services for the care of mothers and children. The first municipal maternity hospital of the English-speaking world was opened in Bradford in 1915.


Unknown: John J. Buchan
Unknown: John J. Buchan

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