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January 25, 1941

Actas de la décima Conferencia sanitaria panamericana, Bogotá, septiembre 4-14, 1938

JAMA. 1941;116(4):354. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820040088039

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This volume contains the general acts of the tenth Pan American Conference, held in Bogota Sept. 4-14, 1938, and the articles on official topics on matters of public health and sanitation, with reports on the progress from the date of the ninth Pan American Sanitary Conference, which was held in Buenos Aires in 1938, up to now. The articles presented in the course of the sixteen different plenary sessions are concerned with epidemiology and prevention of yellow fever, pestilential diseases, infectious diseases transmitted by a virus and leprosy, international relations for sanitation in aviation and navigation, control of stupefactive drugs, venereal diseases, parasitic diseases, potability of water, rural sanitation, food, hygiene for mothers and infants, and eugenics. The articles of the extraordinary sessions are concerned with the history of malarial sanitation, especially related to the discovery of quinine, and memorial honors for workers in hygiene. The articles of the closing

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