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The first Mexican Venereologic Congress was held in Mexico City, September 20-26, under the auspices of the departments of education and war and navy, and the public health bureau. The meeting proved a great success, and more than 150 delegates attended. There were six sections, presided over, respectively, by Drs. A. B. Vasconcelos, Francisco Bulman, R. E. Cicero, Mr. Agustín Aragón, Dr. Alberto Román and Mr. B. Menéndez Acebal. Among prominent features of the meeting were the practical courses in laboratory methods and urethrocystoscopy in the Army Hospital and the illustrated popular conferences. The congress was presided over by Dr. Francisco Castillo Nájera, the director of the Army General Hospital. The next meeting will be held in 1926. Dr. A. Brioso Vasconcelos was appointed president, and Dr. Salvador Iturbide Alvírez, Av. Palacio Legislativo, No. 43, Mexico City, secretary.
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CITY OF MEXICO. JAMA. 1924;83(18):1446–1447. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02660180064028