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November 22, 1952

Industry and Tropical Health: Proceedings of the First Industrial Tropical Health Conference, Sponsored by the Harvard School of Public Health, December 8-10, 1950 at Boston, Massachusetts.

JAMA. 1952;150(12):1263. doi:10.1001/jama.1952.03680120099035

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Abstract

This book contains papers presented during 12 sessions of a two day meeting for a program arranged to bring together industrial medical, health, and executive officials of 23 industrial organizations located in tropical Africa, tropical America, and the Far and Middle East. The purpose was to exchange their experiences and ideas.

Fift[ill] contributions cover a wide scope of problems concerning the integration of health and manpower interests as an important part of industrial production in the parts of the world represented by the speakers. The 12 sessions were divided as follows: industry and health in the Middle East, industry and health in tropical Africa, industry and health in the Far East, industry and health in tropical America, industry's future in tropical health, the conference dinner, organization of industrial health services, antibiotics in certain tropical diseases, nutrition, current research (Harvard School of Public Health), infectious diseases and problems of control, and

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