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Nutritional anaemia poster, 1940s (1 o 2)

Nutritional anaemia poster, 1940s

This poster from the 1940s encouraged people to eat iron-rich foods to prevent nutritional anaemia. Research into nutrition was one of the areas the Medical Research Council focused on in the late 1930s and 1940s. Most of this work was carried out at Otago Medical School under the leadership of Muriel Bell.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-D-HEALTH-1940s-04

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Courtesy of Ministry for Health

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Derek Dow, 'Medical research - Medical Research Council, 1937 to 1990', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/45805/nutritional-anaemia-poster-1940s (accessed 14 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Derek Dow, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014