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March 12, 1927


JAMA. 1927;88(11):851-852. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02680370079015

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The Lister Centenary  For the centenary of the birth of Lister, April 5, 1927, a celebration is being organized in London. The executive committee consists of representatives of the universities, learned societies and medical bodies. Invitations to send delegates have been addressed to medical institutions in the dominions and abroad. The celebrations, which will take place, April 6 and 7, will include a reception of delegates and the delivery of short addresses, a commemorative service in Westminster Abbey, a reception at the Royal College of Surgeons, a conversazione at the house of the Royal Society, and discourses on Lister as physiologist, pathologist and surgeon.

An Australian Journal Resembling Hygeia  The Federal Committee of the British Medical Association in Australia has decided to publish a journal, comparable to Hygeia, containing popular information on health, disease and prophylaxis. Curiously, such a following of the American lead has never been considered in England.

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