Hygienic and Health Records as a Source for Writing History

E. Sleiman Abu Saleem


The importance of the hygienic and health records, as a source for writing the history of Jordan
during its formation era, is the main goal of the present study.
Looking and going through the types and data in this kind of sources proved a fruitful and a very
rich and reliable material on social and economic history of Jordan, i.e. medical commissions and
permissions, quarantines, import and export and health situation of the school pupils.
Finally, a list of the consulted sources, both the records kept in Mu'tah University Library and
other primary and secondary sources, is appended to the study.


Health records, Writing of history, Medical staff.

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