International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

Database

Zhejiang Province Archives

Location

Category Institutional Archive
Country China
Address No.6 Shuguang Road, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, 310007
Telephone (0571) 85117885
URL http://www.zjda.gov.cn/

Notes

The Zhejiang Province Archives has twenty-five leprosy records.

J176-1-032 This record contains official letters about offering wages for accommodation to those who are at leprosaria and establishing procedures for reimbursing twenty people with leprosy from the Military District of East China in 1952 and 1953

  • Four official letters between the Health Department of the Civilian-Military Committee of East China, the Office of Health of Chekiang Province, the Administrative Department of the Nursing Homes and the leprosarium in December 1952 and January 1953 on accommodation charges for those who are at the leprosarium
  • An official letter from the Civilian-Military Committee of East China to the Chekiang Province Leprosarium on January 8, 1953 on establishing procedures for reimbursement
  • A report from the Administrative Department of Nursing Homes to the Office of Health of the Chekiang Province on December 9, 1952 on charges for twenty lepers from the Military District of East China

J176-1-117 This record contains the statistical information about the Leprosarium of Chekiang Province in June 1953 including personnel, age, duty, payment and so on

J176-1-146 This records contains a regulation of renaming Guangji Leprosarium and reorganizing it in 1954

  • An official letter from the Administrative Department of the Nursing Homes to the Chekiang Province Leprosarium and the Guangji Leprosarium on January 1, 1954 on regulations for renaming and reorganizing the leprosarium
  • A notice from the Administrative Department of the Nursing Homes on January 23, 1954 on this regulation, including the name, affiliation, cooperation, personnel and the use of an official seal

J176-1-228 This record is about the Chekiang Province Leprosarium in 1954

  • A briefing from the Chekiang Province Leprosarium in February 1954 on medical treatment, study, attitudes of personnel and patients, specific questions, and a work program
  • A work summary and assessment from the Chekiang Province Leprosarium in November 1954
  • A work plan from the Chekiang Province Leprosarium in 1954 includes a work and study program, plans for cooperation of all the departments, and the aims and objectives to be observed
  • A notice from the Chekiang Province Government on December 10, 1954 on a conference convened by the Chinese Leprosy Association

J176-1-56 This record mainly contains the notices and official letters about building a road from Shangbo to the Chekiang Province Leprosarium in 1952 and 1953

  • Two official letters between the Office of Health of Chekiang Province, the Chekiang Province Leprosarium, and Wukang County Government on September 4,1952 on building a road from Shangbo to the Leprosarium
  • A report from the Chekiang Province Leprosarium on February 5, 1953 on the outlay for this road
  • A notice from the Office of Health of Chekiang Province, the Chekiang Province Culture Committee and the Chekiang Province Education Committee to the Government of Wukang County on how to provide technical assistance and manpower for this road
  • A notice from the Office of Health of Chekiang Province on July 28,1951 on finance arrangements for chronic hospitals (including the treatment of phthisis, psychosis and leprosy)

J176-1-230 A report from the Chekiang Province First Leprosarium to the Office of Health of Chekiang Province on October 13, 1954 on responsibility for those with the disease

  • Detailed plans from the Chekiang Province First Leprosarium on October 7 and September 10, 1954 including organizing personnel for study, the arrangement of the study time, the executive methods, the steps and the ways to mobilize the strength of the masses

J176-1-233 This record mainly contains the work summaries and work plans from the Chekiang Province Leprosarium about prevention and cure of leprosy in 1954

  • The monthly work summaries from the Chekiang Province Leprosarium to the Office of Health of Chekiang Province and the Administrative Department of the Hospitals in February, March, October, 1954, on the prevalence of leprosy, treatment, a detailed work plan, and assessment
  • The quarterly summary from the Chekiang Province Second Leprosarium in the summer, 1954, on the prevalence of leprosy, an assessment of the merits and shortcomings of the program, the existing problems, experiences and lessons
  • The monthly work plan from the Chekiang Province Leprosarium to the Administrative Department of the Hospitals in April, July and August, 1954 on work efficiency, the medical treatment, methods and requirements to accomplish the plan, the work assignment, the cooperation of the departments involved, steps and time
  • The quarterly work plan from the Chekiang Province Leprosarium to the Administrative Department of the Hospitals on general conditions, treatment, and assessment of the work
  • An inventory of damaged equipment in this leprosarium on October 15, 1954 is also kept in this record
  • There are also three inventories of beds and patients, personnel and income and expenses

J176-1-295 This record contains a summary from the Chekiang Province Sixth Nursing Home on May 3, 1956 about using Chinese traditional medicine to cure the leprosy

This includes a summary of the sorts of herbal medicine, the method, the course of treatment and examination, the effect of the treatment etc

J176-1-291 This record contains a report and a notice in 1956

  • One report from the Administrative Department of the Hospitals concerns the conditions for the development of Nursing Homes from 1953 to 1957, including plans and summaries of medical treatment in 1956
  • Another notice in 1956 is about the Administrative Department of the Hospitals requesting the Chekiang Province Leprosarium to start its medical treatment work using various systems

J165-8-45 This record contains a yearly report from the Office of Health of Chekiang Province in 1956 on the leprosaria and the medical personnel in Chekiang province

J165-8-46 this record contains the 10-year health statistics of Chekiang Province from 1949 to 1958 including the number of the leprosaria, available beds, personnel, patients, and medical treatment in this province

J165-8-49 This record contains a yearly report about sanitary work provided by the Office of Health of Chekiang Province in 1958, on leprosaria in each area in Chekiang province including prevalence, available beds, patients, personnel and so on

J165-5-64 This record contains a report from the Chekiang Province Leprosarium to the Office of Health of Chekiang Province about the general situation of the leprosy and the leprosarium in Chekiang Province in 1954

  • This describes the geography and climate in Chekiang Province, the history of leprosy in the Province, the distribution of leprosy, prevalence, age, sex, resources for an epidemic, the proportion of types of the disease, the social and economic conditions of the patients, the summary of this disease, the reaction of the patients during the course of treatment, an assessment and conclusions of the general situation with regard to prevention and cure

J165-1-61 This record contains a report and a yearly statistical report about the sanitary achievements in 1951, which concern the number of the leprosarium, the personnel, the patients, the sickbeds and the primary achievements about the prevention and cure of leprosy including the sorts of the leprosy, the cases, and so on

J165-9-33 This record contains a book edited by the Office of Health of Chekiang Province in 1959 including an assessment of the achievements for the prevention and cure of leprosy from 1949 to 1959

J166-1-66 This record contains a report from the Wuxing County Epidemic Prevention Station in 1956 on the achievements in the prevention and cure of leprosy. This includes information about the institution, the primary remedial methods and existing questions

J176-1-232 This record contains two letters and two attachments about leprosy in 1954

  • Two letters from the Chekiang Province Second Leprosarium to the Office of Health of Chekiang Province and the Administrative Department of the Hospitals on July 21,1954 and June 29,1954 on the origin of this farm, its organization and leaders, crops and acreage, work practices of the patients, including an assessment
  • There are two attachments: a plan for the professional study for personnel at the Nursing Homes; the other is about practical aspects regarding leprosy

J 176-1-235 This record contains an official letter from the Ministry of Health to the Office of Health of Chekiang Province on the treatment of mental illness and leprosy

  • The Ministry of Health approval of the hospital pan in Chekiang Province for 500 patients from the Chekiang Province Military District on December 4, 1954

J176-1-256 This record contains a project for improving the leprosarium and for the prevention and cure of leprosy in 1955

  • The elementary project from the Administrative Department of the Hospitals to the Office of Health of Chekiang Province on June 6,1955 on the general conditions of the asylums and the leprosarium, the project to be carried out, the difficulties to be resolved and advice on the work
  • A notice from the Ministry of Health to the Office of Health of each province on March 25, 1955 on the asylum and the leprosarium
  • An official letter from the Administrative Department of the Hospitals to each Nursing Home and the leprosarium concerns how to prevent and cure the leprosy in 1955
  • There is also an attachment about the project of improving the asylum and the leprosarium in 1955

J176-1-257 This record contains three letters, two reports and a notice about admission of people with leprosy from the army to the leprosarium in 1955

  • Three letters among the Office of Health of Chekiang Province, the Nanking Military District, the Logistic Office of the PLA and the Administrative Department of the Hospitals in January 1955 on procedures for the admission of people with leprosy from the army
  • Two reports from the Office of Health of Chekiang Province to the Ministry of Health and the Logistic Office of Nanking Military District on January 19 and June 7,1955 on admitting the mentally ill and people with leprosy
  • A notice from the Office of Health in Chekiang Province to the Administrative Department of the Nursing Homes on December 9, 1955 on discharging only those who are cured

J165-6-100 This record contains three notices and a report about how to deal with the prisoners with leprosy, procedures for transference from one hospital to another, and the difficulties of admitting patients in 1955 and 1956

  • Two notices and an official letter from the Ministry of Health on May 5, 1956 and on December 27,1956 on how to deal with the prisoners with leprosy
  • A notice from the Office of Health of Chekiang Province to each county government on October 28,1955 on transferring people with the disease from one hospital to another
  • A report from the Chekiang Province Leprosarium to the Office of Health of Chekiang Province on October 11,1955 on the difficulty of admitting patients

J176-1-227 This record contains two letters between the Office of Health of Chekiang Province and the Ministry of Health on May 6 and June 10, 1955 about hospital accommodation

J165-16-42 This records contains a notice from the Office of Health of Chekiang Province on April 13,1966 about the training to prevent and cure leprosy, including dates, location, personnel, procedures and finance

J165-9-80 This record contains a notice and a report of a nationwide conference to prevent and cure venereal disease and leprosy in 1959

  • A notice from the Ministry of Health on January 26, 1959 is about holding a nationwide conference to prevent and cure the venereal disease and leprosy
  • A report about this conference in the records includes the public health achievements in 1958, the main task in 1959, including the prevention and cure of the venereal disease including the leprosy etc

J165-2-67 This record contains two official letters about dealing with leprosy and the reference materials about eliminating stigma in 1952

  • An official letter from the Office of Health of Chekiang Province on October 25, 1952 on how to deal with people with leprosy
  • Another letter from the Ministry of Health to the Office of Health in Anhwei province on September 9, 1959 on the same matter
  • This record includes reference materials on leprosy and stigma including aspects such as infection, symptoms, prevention and cure

Contact

Name The Archivist
Organization The Zhejiang Province Archives
Address No.6 Shuguang Road, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China 310007.
Telephone (0571) 85117885

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