International Congress on Tuberculosis

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The International Congresses on Tuberculosis are a series of international medical conferences on the communicable disease tuberculosis,

Sixth[edit]

The Sixth International Congress on Tuberculosis was a held in Washington, D. C. in the United States from 28 September to 5 October 1908. It was planned, fundraised, and coordinated by the National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis, [1] Events at the congress were chronicled in the Transactions of the Sixth International Congress on Tuberculosis, now in the public domain. Some volumes are available on Google Books:

The American National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis identified this congress as a pivotal event in the founding history of the Association.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Knopf, Sigard Adolphus (1922), A History of the National Tuberculosis Association: The Anti-Tuberculosis Movement in the United States, New York: The National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis, p. 141, OCLC 3172774