January 8, 1927


JAMA. 1927;88(2):112-113. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680280042021

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Graduates in Pharmacy  The superior council on public instruction has recently rendered an adverse decision on the question of conferring the title of doctor on persons who have completed the university course in pharmacy.

Sanitary Protection Against Leprosy  The ministry of the interior (the general administration of public health) has published a number of regulations with reference to sanitary protection against leprosy. According to these new provisions, the dermatology and syphilology clinics and the larger hospitals will be equipped with rooms for persons with contagious leprosy. During the contagious period, the hospital charges of poor patients will be borne by the state. The state will also grant subsidies to the communes to aid in the financing of measures for the prophylaxis and treatment of leprosy. Patients who cannot be transported to hospitals will be treated gratuitously at home.

National Congress of the Society of Public Health  At the fourth national

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