History of Medicine
General Anti-Tuberculosis Posters
Actively Prevent and Treat Tuberculosis
This calendar poster emphasizes the universal use of BCG vaccines for children, early discovery and treatment of TB, and isolation and disinfection as ways of prevention.
Wuhan Tuberculosis Hospital, 1978.
How to Prevent Tuberculosis.
The three images on the left show ways of spreading the disease, and the seven images on the right present methods of prevention.
The National Association of Science Popularization and the Propaganda Office of the Ministry of Health of the Central Government of China, published by People's Health Press, 1953. (Price: 2,000 yuan a copy)
To Prevent Tuberculosis
The three round images at the top tell people the ways that TB is spread, while the eight images below tell people the methods of prevention. This poster is number 3 in a series on hygiene for government workers.
The Propaganda Office of the Ministry of Health of the Central Government of China, printed by Tianjin People's Printing Factory, 1953. (20,000 copies printed)
The Story of Xiao Ming.
The images tell how the boy Xiao Ming got TB, what he did after getting TB, and how to prevent and treat TB. This poster was for the educational use at children's TB clinics.
The Central Tuberculosis Prevention Institute of Shanghai and the Shanghai Anti-Tuberculosis Association, material contributed by the Tuberculosis Prevention Institute of Jing An District of Shanghai, n.d., ca. 1964.
Prevention of Tuberculosis
The poster has two main sections: how people become infected, and how to prevent it. This poster aims at students in particular.
Health Pictorial Press of China, n.d., ca. 1980.