Health in Austria
Legislation on public health issues in Austria is fragmented and in some cases outdated and patchy according to the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies.
There is an Austrian Public Health Association (Österreichische Gesellschaft für Public Health).
Between 1914 and 1918 the average weight of a nine year old in Vienna dropped from 30kg to 22.8kg. Milk consumption in the city fell in the same period from 900,000 litres daily to 70,000.