Man-Made Man Together with the Charles University and the National Technical Museum, the Medical Museum has prepared an exhibition on the past and the present of prosthetics, Člověk v náhradách (Man-Made Man: Technology and Medicine).
October 28, 1918 in the Diary of Professor Vladimír Bergauer The birth of the Czechoslovak Republic in 1918 intersected with everyday lives of Czech people in many different ways. The Medical Museum collection preserve a student diary of Vladimír Bergauer (1898-1942) later Associate Professor of General Biology at the Czech Medical Faculty in Prague, Director of […]
Image 1: Pupils learn in the “Be Ready for Sanitary Defense” School Club. Image 2: Health Patrol members control hand hygiene of their fellow pupils in the classroom. Image 10: Proper sitting position at a school desk. S. E. Sovetov, Buď připraven k zdravotnické obraně : Příručka pro přípravu žáků národních a osmiletých škol v kroužcích BPZO [Be Ready […]
Learn from the Soviet Red Cross and Red Crescent Health Patrols to Keep our Schools Clean and Healthy School Red Cross „Health Patrol“ propaganda poster, early 1950s (Printed by North Bohemia Print Works, Liberec) In the early 1950s the Czechoslovak Red Cross became a mass organization, as well as a part of the state-controlled healthcare system. The […]
Wooden washboard Hot summer days call for an object linked to water. History of hygiene cannot be separated from the history of medicine and health. The Medical Museum collections include multiple washbasins, chamber pots or toilet sets, as well as a wooden washboard from the Vysočina (Czech-Moravian Highlands) region, dating from the late 1800s. Grooved wooden […]