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January 26, 1924


JAMA. 1924;82(4):317-318. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650300063026

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Tuberculosis in Luxemburg  Now that the collection of customs at the frontier between Belgium and Luxemburg has been abolished, it would seem desirable for the social organizations of the two countries to cooperate more closely and more efficiently. I have already discussed the manner in which Belgium has organized its campaign against tuberculosis. J. Parisot has outlined in a recent article the plan of organization in Luxemburg, where the work is mainly in the hands of the Ligue nationale luxembourgeoise contre la tuberculose, although the public authorities also take part. The plan of action is covered by: (1) The establishment of dispensaries, sanatoriums and other antituberculosis institutions; (2) the founding of societies for the preservation of child life (open-air wards, free-milk stations, etc.); (3) the granting of aid to patients; (4) the organization of popular lecture courses, addresses and exhibits on the various aspects of tuberculosis and the best means

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