Story: Sexual health

Mapping venereal disease (2nd of 3)

During the Second World War the New Zealand Medical Corps produced a regular Atlas of infectious disease. In this March 1942 report on venereal disease in the army, the blue figures represented gonorrhoea and the red syphilis.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: PACB 7384 W4809 box 1 E 6/1/1

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How to cite this page:

Jane Tolerton, 'Sexual health - Sexual health, 1914–1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/27210/mapping-venereal-disease (accessed 4 August 2020)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 7 Dec 2018