May 30, 1891


JAMA. 1891;XVI(22):784. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410740028006

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The second Medical Congress of Cuba will be held in Havana in January, 1892, under the presidency of Dr. Juan Sartos Fernandez. This new organization is one of very high order and represents the strongest professional elements of the country. The published regulations show that the qualifications for membership are very high, requiring in addition to medical graduation, the possession of either an academic degree or the record of original work meriting the approbation of the Congress. The Congress meets every two years in the month of January. Papers are limited to fifteen minutes and discussion to five minutes for each speaker. Papers may be read in Spanish, French, or English.

The preliminary program announced for next meeting shows an important selection of topics. "The Etiology, Prophylaxis and Treatment of Yellow Fever," is an inexhaustible theme for Cubans. "The Influence of Malaria upon Pregnancy, Parturition and the Puerperium," is a

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