Geraldo de Paula Souza

This page lists items in the database related to brazilian physician Geraldo de Paula Souza (b. Itu, São Paulo, Brazil, 5 May 1889; d. São Paulo, Brazil, 2 May 1951). He was a crucial figure in the movement to modernize sanitation and public health in São Paulo. Moreover he reorganized, in 1925, the sanitary service of the State of São Paulo and introduced the "Centro de Saúde" (Health Center) and a sanitary education service which included home visits and public health education.

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