Annual Report of the Surgeon-General of the Public Health and Marine-Hospital Service of the United States for the Fiscal Year ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1908 - Medicine, Naval
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Page 44 - This act appropriated $35,000 for the erection of "necessary buildings and quarters for a laboratory for the investigation of infectious and contagious diseases, and matters pertaining to the public health.
Page 29 - Report on the origin and prevalence of typhoid fever in the District of Columbia.
Page 27 - The immunity unit for measuring the strength of tetanus antitoxin shall be ten times the least quantity of antitetanic serum necessary to save the life of a 350-gram guinea-pig for ninety-six hours against the official test dose of a standard toxin furnished by the Hygienic Laboratory of the Public Health and Marine Hospital Service.
Page 63 - Washington, adhering to it and putting its precepts into practice. 2. The adoption of measures tending to obtain the sanitation of the cities. and especially of the ports, and to attain, as far as possible, to a better knowledge and a greater observance of hygienic and sanitary principles.
Page 9 - An Act To increase the efficiency and change the name of the United States MarineHospital Service.
Page 63 - The presidents of the Republics of Chile, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, United States of America, and Venezuela: Having found that it is useful and convenient to codify all the measures destined to guard the public health against the invasion and propagation of yellow fever, plague and cholera, have designated as their Delegates, to wit: Republic of Chile.
Page 82 - PERSONNEL. Passed Asst. Surg. Victor G. Heiser, chief quarantine officer for the Philippine Islands. Manila: Passed Asst. Surg. Victor G. Heiser, in command; Passed Asst. Surg.
Page 63 - December 25, 1909, to January 2, 1910. It is respectfully urged that every Republic of the Western Hemisphere be represented at this convention, both those that have been heretofore represented and those which have not taken part in the previous conventions. In accordance with resolutions adopted at previous conventions, there will be considered practical means for the adoption of measures intended to obtain the sanitation of cities, and especially of ports. This subject has, therefore, been included...
Page 61 - In conformity of the act of Congress approved July 1, 1902, entitled "An act temporarily to provide for the administration of affairs of civil government in the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes," the Commission, on October 6, 1902, passed act No.
Page 63 - Spanish texts, the interpretation of the English text shall prevail. TRANSITORY DISPOSITION. The governments which may not have signed the present Convention are to be admitted to adherence thereto upon demand; notice of this adherence to be given through diplomatic channels to the government of the United States of America and by the latter to the other signatory governments.

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