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The British Social Hygiene Council
The first annual meeting of the British Social Hygiene Council has been held. The council, under its new name, replaces, after eleven years of valuable work, the National Council for Combating Venereal Diseases. An important extension of the work will take place without any relaxation of the past work in respect of public enlightenment on the problems of venereal disease and facilities for their free treatment. During these eleven years it has been a main part of the work of the national council to promote the policy and the work of the ministry of health and of public health authorities in securing diagnosis and treatment for all patients, as a means for diminishing infection and avoiding consequences associated with these diseases. The wide distribution of information concerning these diseases which it has been able to furnish has been an important factor in the medical success
LONDON. JAMA. 1925;85(11):836-837. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02670110050019