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The Italian Sanitary Mission in Yemen, Arabia
The governor of the Italian colony of Eritrea on the Red Sea, acting in accord with the central government at Rome, has complied with the request of the sultan of Yemen, in southwestern Arabia, to send him physicians, nurses and sanitary supplies. A mission has been dispatched to Sana, the capital of Yemen, where a hospital has been opened and is now in full operation. In spite of meager equipment and unfavorable surroundings, Drs. Mastrantonio and Pavone have performed numerous surgical operations. The purpose is to aid in the propagation of public health ideas and in the prophylaxis of infectious diseases.
Death of Prof. Camillo Golgi
Senator Camillo Golgi, the professor of general pathology, to whom we are indebted for the histology of the nervous system, has died at the age of 86. He discovered in 1874 his method of chrome-silver impregnation. Applying
ITALY. JAMA. 1926;86(16):1228. doi:10.1001/jama.1926.02670420052023
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