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March 22, 1924


JAMA. 1924;82(12):983-984. doi:10.1001/jama.1924.02650380051022

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The Prevention of Venereal Disease: Imperial Social Hygiene Congress  As many visitors from social organizations overseas are expected to visit this country during the summer for the coming British Empire exhibition, the National Council for Combating Venereal Disease has taken advantage of the opportunity to organize an imperial social hygiene congress, which will be held at the exhibition from May 12 to May 16. The congress will be opened by the minister of health, and a review of the existing situation will be given by the chief medical officer of the ministry and a medical member of the Scottish board of health. The dominions overseas and the crown colonies have been invited to send representatives, and therefore first-hand experiences of the various methods adopted in dealing with the difficult problem of preventing venereal disease are expected. Social hygiene in its national and international aspect will hold a prominent place. Attention

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