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June 9, 1928


JAMA. 1928;90(23):1885-1886. doi:10.1001/jama.1928.02690500047020

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International Conference on Tuberculosis  In September, 1928, the Unione internazionale contro la tubercolosi will hold its sixth conference in Rome. The main topics on the program are: (1) Filtrable Elements of the Virus of Tuberculosis, to be presented by A. Calmette of Paris; (2) The Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in Children, by R. Jemma of Naples, and (3) The Organization of Tuberculosis Prophylaxis in the Rural Districts, by W. Brand of London. In addition, papers on the following subjects will be presented: Carlo Forlanini and Pneumothorax in the Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis, by Prof. E. Morelli of Pavia; The Surgical Treatment of Pulmonary Tuberculosis, by E. Brasser of Hamburg, and The Law Pertaining to Compulsory Insurance against Tuberculosis in Italy. After visiting the principal antituberculosis institutions of Rome and the Sanatorio Militare at Anzio, the conventionists will go to Milan, where the Honorable Benni will deliver an address on the subject:

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