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The Czechoslovak Orthopedic Association was recently organized in Bratislava, and Prof. Dr. V. Chlumsky has been elected its president. The purposes of the association are twofold: It hopes to promote the interest in the scientific questions relating to orthopedic surgery, which became of great interest following the war, and it intends to better the conditions of the crippled. The provinces of Bohemia and Moravia already have provincial associations for this purpose, but in Slovakia such institutions are lacking. Nor is there any national federation of these associations. Chlumsky teaches orthopedics at the Bratislava Medical School.
Political Parties and the Medical Profession
The party of Czechoslovak socialists, which is one of the strongest political parties of the country, at its annual convention in Brno formulated a policy for the advancement of public health in the state. The resolution, which was accepted unanimously, emphasizes the importance of prevention of disease
PRAGUE. JAMA. 1925;84(16):1228–1229. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660420066020
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