At a meeting of the health section of the Berlin Magistrate on 23 November 1951 (by now made up of only Western members since the construction of a separate East Berlin Magistrate on 2 December 1948) representatives argued about whether or not the 1940 revisions to the 1927 V.D. law were currently in force.
way of doing the very necessary, but unavoidably unpleasant job of V.D.
problems have always been essential in the running of any V.D.
Couched in the language of democracy, complaints to upper-level administrators probably reflected a pragmatic awareness that V.D. infected patients had a self-interest to receive care.
Despite these movements towards social welfare methods, V.D. patrols and vice squad raids continued until the introduction of the F.R.G.'s V.D.
Along with race, there were also gender biases in V.D. control policies.
American directives were thus obeyed even when German officials continued to insist that men did not represent a significant percentage of V.D. carriers.(53) The more pragmatic American approach (perhaps influenced by the peculiar circumstances of having to construct policy for an occupied people) thus seems to have prevailed over German sexist prejudices.
By 1949 the Americans were expressing satisfaction with the decline in rates of V.D. infection in Berlin which were now the lowest among American troops in Europe.
group and only in 5% of the cases in the V.D. group.
of cases Percentage section is performed Early (0-6 hrs) 33 82.50 Late (>6 hrs) 7 17.50 Total 40 100.00 Table 3: Convlusion--Delivery Interval Convulsion V.D. group C.D.
Table 4: Induction Delivery Interval Induction V.D. group Delivery Interval (hrs) No.
Table 5: Perinatal Morbidity Perinatal Outcome V.D. group No.