The Department of State announces the program of the Fourth International Congresses on Tropical Medicine and Malaria, which will be held in Washington May 10–18. The meetings are being sponsored by the United States Government and scientific societies to encourage and facilitate the pooling of useful knowledge for the prevention and treatment of tropical diseases.
Meetings will be held in the Departmental Auditorium, Department of Commerce Auditorium and the Auditorium of the National Museum, providing ample space for the 2000 persons expected to participate.
An elaborate display of scientific and commercial exhibits will be displayed in the Hall of Nations of the Washington Hotel.
Organization of the Congresses is headed by Dr. Leonard A. Scheele, Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service, who is acting as Chairman. Vice Chairmen are Dr. George K. Strode, Director of the International Health Division of the Rockefeller Foundation and Mr. Clarke L. Willard, Associate Chief, Division of International Conferences, Department of State.