Reference numberCMB/51/1
TitleMinutes, meeting of the Tropical Diseases Committee
Date16 December 1907
DescriptionLists those present, with Sir Ray Lankester in the Chair and Mr H J Read attending for the Colonial Office. Lists Committee business -- 1. The signing of last meeting's minutes. 2. Agreement that the two previously formed Sleeping Sickness sub-committees should be called the 'Pathological' and the 'Therapeutical' Committees. 3. Approval of a despatch sent earlier to the Colonial Office, outlining questions still in need of attention regarding the possible spread of sleeping sickness and the determination of carrier species. 4. Consideration of a response from the Colonial Office approving the research recommendations and asking for more details, and a resolution that the Pathological Subcommittee should draw up a research scheme. 5. Resolution that Mr Plimmer's and Dr Thomson's reports be printed in the Reports of the Sleeping Sickness Commission. 6. Referral of other publications to Col Burce. 7. Resolution to inform Dr Hodges that the Committee would publish an abstract of his work in the Reports. 8. Resolution to forward a report on recent activities to the Colonial Office. 9. Rejection of Dr Minchin's proposal to use the surplus funds from his grant toward the expense of illustrations and extra reprints. p1-3.
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