Ref NoGB 0809 Nutrition/17/02/05/42
Extent1 file
TitleBritish North Borneo
DescriptionFile of data, reports, papers and letters concerning nutrition in British North Borneo (now Sabah, Malaysia). Records include: a memorandum on nutrition in North Borneo sent to the Secretary of State for the Colonies as part of the investigation into nutrition in the British Colonies by the Committee on Nutrition in the Colonial Empire, August 1938; an extracts from the 1949 and 1952 annual reports of the Medical Department, Colony of North Borneo; extracts from the 1956 UNICEF compendium concerning maternal and child welfare; data from a sample dietary survey on the West Coast undertaken by the Department of Agriculture in 1948, with correspondence between Miss MW Grant, the Governor of the Colony and the Colonial Office concerning the surveys findings, 1951; notes on methods for making rice wine according to Dr Sycht, nd; 'summary of action taken in North Borneo to carry out recommendations of the Baguio Nutrition Conference', 1949; information on practical nutrition programmes supplied by North Borneo to the Colonial office - for the UK annual report to the FAO, 1951 and a telegram from the Acting Governor of North Borneo to the Secretary of State for the Colonies concerning a supply of milk to the Colony, 25 February 1954.
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