The book contains details about the Preventive and Social Medicine. Which is a branch of medical sciences. the book mainly contains about the communicable diseases like cholera, typhoid malaria etc., It has all the details about these diseases. how they spread and their incubation period. and how to prevent from these diseases. It gives information about the treatment these diseases.
The book also contains about the Mother and child health. It explains how to take care of a women during pregnancy and after pregnancy. The measures to be taken for a new born child to prevent from six killer diseases like mumps, measles, tetanus, polio myelitis, rubella and childhood tuberculosis. It also gives information about the vaccination of these diseases.
Family planning details are also explained in this book, like control of the overbirth and gap between first and second child. It is most helpful in those countries where the population is more, like China, India, Africa etc,. This book is very useful in the medical fields to study about the Preventive and Social Medicine.