Social and Health Protection of Mothers and Children from 1919 to 1939 in the Territory ofthe Former Drava Banate

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Keywords: Slovenia, Drava Banate, social security, health care, hygiene, social welfare commission


By means of archive sources, literature and Contemporary newspapers, the author explores the time when also in the territory of the former Drava Banate much attention was paid to the population policy. The precondition for its successful implementation was effective health and social protection of mothers and children, reflected in the founding of new health and social institutions and training of professional staff, which would also raise awareness and educate especially the poor mothers in the field.