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May 1955

News and Comment: GENERAL NEWS

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1955;89(5):605. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1955.02050110719015

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Survey of Pediatric Education in Latin America.—The Pan American Sanitary Bureau, Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization, is planning to conduct a Survey of Pediatric Education in Latin America, beginning in July, 1955, similar to those which have been carried out in the U. S. A., Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. The Latin American survey, which will cover 21 countries and approximately 75 schools, will take place in the fall of 1955 and will be under the general direction of Dr. Myron E. Wegman, Chief of the Division of Education and Training of the Bureau, and formerly Professor of Pediatrics at Louisiana State University. Dr. James G. Hughes, Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee, will act as special consultant for this program and will be visiting a large number of the schools.

Endorsement of the program has been given by

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