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August 9, 1902


JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(6):319. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.02480320031010

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By courtesy of the Editor of the British Medical Journal we have received the advance proofs of the president's address and the introductory remarks made at the opening of the various sections at the seventieth annual meeting of the British Medical Association, held in Manchester, July 29 to 31 and August 1. The address of the president, Mr. Walter Whitehead, is a complete and elaborate contribution on the early influence of Manchester on the advancement of medicine and medical education. He detailed the progress in medicine in Manchester since the British Medical Association held its annual meeting there twenty-five years before, and gave important facts concerning the medical institutions of that city. The president of the section of tropical diseases laid especial stress in his introductory remarks on malaria, saying that no excuse is necessary for dwelling on the importance of the subject or its prophylaxis. He gave a résumé

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