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April 22, 1933


JAMA. 1933;100(16):1267-1268. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740160051020

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Anniversary of Society of Exotic Pathology  The Société de pathologie exotique celebrated recently its twenty-fifth anniversary, at the Institut Pasteur, under the chairmanship of Dr. Roux. The society was honored by the attendance of the president of France. Professor Mesnil gave a detailed definition of "exotic pathology." Professor Brumpt, president of the society, traced the events of the past twenty-five years and set forth the society's present aims. Mr. Albert Sarraut, colonial minister, and formerly governor of French Indo-China, gave a magnificent eulogy of the colonial physicians, whose courageous work had made possible the great extension of French colonial possessions. Films were projected of photographs brought home by Professor Brumpt from his travels in foreign countries. He surveyed the chief endemic parasitic diseases of the American continent and described their etiology and mode of transmission. Mr. Roubaud exhibited films to illustrate the diseases of French Equatorial Africa. Three other scientific

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