Korea pp 51-95 | Cite as

The Diseases of the Country

  • Chin Thack Soh
Part of the Medizinische Länderkunde Geomedical Monograph Series book series (LÄNDERKUNDE, volume 6)


Due to the previous absence of a satisfactory recording system, especially in the rural regions, reliable statistics on disease and causes of death which may cover the whole land are not available. However, statistics from hospital records collected by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs [18, 19] and reports by several researchers [50, 55, 284] may help to outline the situation.


Diarrhea Meningitis Gastritis Candidiasis Dyspepsia 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chin Thack Soh
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  1. 1.Institute of Tropical MedicineYonsei UniversitySeoulKorea

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