March 11, 1933


JAMA. 1933;100(10):755-756. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740100049025

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The Ninth International Congress of Medical 

History  The Ninth International Congress of Medical History was opened in Bucharest, Sept. 10, 1932, in the halls of the Ateneul Roman. Charles II, king of Rumania, the honorary president of the congress, was present. The opening address was given by Dr. Gomoiu, formerly secretary of the ministry of public works, now amalgamated with the ministry of public health. The Rumanian premier, Alexandru Vajda, also a physician, discussed the importance of this relatively young science and expressed thanks to the 137 representatives of twenty-three states and forty-eight universities, who came from all parts of the globe. The scientific program was taken up Monday in the hall of the legal faculty of the university, under the presidency of Professor Castiglioni. Prof. Ata Galip of Istanbul read a paper on "The Evolution of the Medical Sciences in Turkey"; Prof. Hector Sarafidi read a paper written by

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