September 27, 1958


JAMA. 1958;168(4):425. doi:10.1001/jama.1958.03000040061016

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Medical Symposium in Japan.—  The Eighth Medical Symposium to be held at Yamato Air Station in Japan, Oct. 5-8, is expected to be attended by 250 civilian and military physicians from the United States and several foreign countries. The hosts will be the Fifth Air Force and the U. S. Air Force Hospital at Tachikawa. A group from the Air Force Missile Test Center at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., will present lectures dealing with current development in missile and space vehicle technology. The Wright Air Development Laboratory will present papers on human factors in space flight. The Aero Medical Laboratory will demonstrate some of the latest equipment. Two national consultants to the Air Force will be among the speakers. Invitations to the symposium have been sent to civilian and military personnel in Nationalist China, Cambodia, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Burma, Pakistan, Singapore, India, the United Kingdom,

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