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October 1942

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Arch Derm Syphilol. 1942;46(4):556. doi:10.1001/archderm.1942.01500160090012

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CONFERENCE ON VENEREAL DISEASE CONTROL NEEDS IN WARTIME  Venereal disease and America's war effort will be discussed by high-ranking medical officers of the War Department and the Navy Department, prominent physicians and health officers and others at a conference in Hot Springs National Park, Ark., Oct. 21 to 24, 1942. Headquarters will be at the Arlington Hotel.The conference will be held under the auspices of the United States Public Health Service in conjunction with the Eighth Annual Meeting of the American Neisserian Medical Society. Surgeon General Thomas Parran will preside. State and local health officers, venereal disease control officers, practicing physicians and all others engaged in venereal disease control activities are urged to attend. Subjects for discussion will include venereal disease control measures influencing the war effort, epidemiology of syphilis and gonorrhea—1942, wartime venereal disease control education, research influencing the wartime venereal disease control program and technics of venereal

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