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September 2, 1922

BELGIUM

JAMA. 1922;79(10):836-837. doi:10.1001/jama.1922.02640100056023

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Abstract

International League Against Tuberculosis  The third congress of the Union internationale contre la tuberculose was held at Brussels in July. At the first session, Dr. L. Bernard discussed the prophylaxis of tuberculosis in children under school age, and subsequently the conference passed the following resolution:The third international conference against tuberculosis, recording the experimental and clinical facts which show that contagion is alone responsible for tuberculous infection in children and that heredity plays no part, requests the cooperation of public and private agencies in a united effort to bring about a prophylaxis against tuberculosis, at the different ages of childhood, by developing the various means given us to establish such a prophylaxis, including the placing in a preventorium of children already infected with the disease; the placing of the healthy children of tuberculous families by methods of the type of the Oeuvre Grancher for the older children and in centers

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