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July 14, 1951


JAMA. 1951;146(11):1060. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.03670110080026

International Congress on Hospitals.  —The Seventh International Congress on Hospitals will be held in Brussels July 15-21, 1951, under the chairmanship of René-Sand. The Congress on Hospitals, the last of which was held in Groningen in 1949, is usually attended by hundreds of directors of public services, men and women active in charities, directors of hospitals, physicians, nurses, social workers, architects, engineers, and technicians. The congress will be devoted especially to hospital problems concerning chronically ill patients and old people. The congress will state its principles and define the outlines of its work. A joint report will be presented at the opening session by Dr. E. M. Bluestone, former director of the Montefiore Hospital in New York, and by Dr. Pierre Delore, professor, Faculty of Médicine, Lyon. The four study sessions will be held simultaneously; problems concerning chronic disease will be discussed.

Infant Mortality in Belgium.  —Professor Garot of the

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