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June 30, 1923


JAMA. 1923;80(26):1949. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02640530061018

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Antituberculosis Congress  The first Czechoslovak scientific congress against tuberculosis was held in Prague, May 19 to 21. The purposes of the congress were: to discuss scientific problems in tuberculosis with special reference to conditions prevailing in the Czechoslovak Republic; to disseminate knowledge of new methods in the fight against tuberculosis; to stimulate cooperative research in tuberculosis, and to foster friendly relations among the tuberculosis workers of the country. Dr. Ladislav Syllaba, professor of internal medicine at the Czech university in Prague, presided, and Dr. O. Horak served as general secretary. The congress was divided into three sections. The first section was devoted to clinical problems, the second to social questions and the third to veterinary problems. The sessions were arranged so that there were three general sessions in which the main papers were read by the most prominent representatives of the three sections. After the general sessions, separate meetings were

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