The health impacts of the First World War for NZ: A Review

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 | dayhi34p | No Comments

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Nick Wilson, George Thomson, Jennifer A Summers, Glyn Harper, Evan Roberts

This blog summarises our just published article on the mortality and morbidity impacts of the First World War on the NZ population. While much is known about the large health burden of this conflict (especially for the direct participants), there are still various knowledge gaps eg, for the health impacts on the home front. The ongoing digitalisation of all the military files and key data abstracted from them should make it easier for researchers to fill these knowledge gaps in coming years.

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