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July 22, 1950

Memoria del V Congreso internacional de la lepra celebrado en la Habana, Cuba, del 3 al 11 de abril de 1948

JAMA. 1950;143(12):1125. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910470085037

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The book is divided into two sections. The first section consists of "information of the committees." This is subdivided into therapy, classification and nomenclature, epidemiology and control, social assistance and use of the words leper and leprosy. All of these subjects appear in Spanish and in English. This section is valuable for the student of leprosy, because, as the titles of the chapters indicate, it gives the treatment and classification accepted by the Congress and the International Association of Leprosy. The second section is called the reunion of the International Association of Leprosy and consists of papers in the order and language of the presenters. Many of the papers were presented and written in English, some in French. The majority, however, were written in Spanish or Portuguese, with some of the resumes in English. This section is also valuable because it represents the work, experience, and the results obtained by

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