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Fourth National Medical Congress
The fourth biennial national medical congress recently convened in Ankara and was attended by more than 400 physicians from all over the country. Following the opening address, in which Ismet Pasha, prime minister, referred to the reports on nutrition as important subjects for discussion, Prof. Dr. Refik, minister of health and social assistance, who presided, addressed the congress. Prof. Dr. Server Kamil of the medical faculty of the department of hygiene reported on nutrition in cities, and Dr. Zeki Nassir on investigations into the question of nutrition in urban and rural communities. Prof. Dr. Kadri Rashit Pasha of the department of pediatrics discussed infant feeding, and Dr. Hamit Osman spoke on nutrition of the preschool child and of children of school age. Dr. Ali Shukri read a paper on the pathogeny, prevention, treatment and incidence of rickets in Turkey and Dr. Murat Ibrahim on the orthopedic
TURKEY. JAMA. 1931;97(25):1906-1907. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02730250064030