Reference numberCMB/51/10
TitleMinutes, meeting of the Tropical Diseases Committee
Date13 October 1909
DescriptionLists members present with Sir Archibald Geikie in the Chair. Lists Committee business -- 1. Signing of previous minutes. 2. A letter from Sir David Bruce on the extension of the Commission's stay in Uganda, and a letter from the Colonial Office on this. 3. A letter from Sir David Bruce on current research. 4. Report from the Assistant Secretary that the Deutsche Ostafrika Linie would not permit transport of infected animals, and a resolution to apply to the Admiralty for transport of animals. 5. Resolution to urge Capt Hamerton to stay in Uganda and continue investigations. 6. Resolution to find 'suitable men' to undertake research in Africa. 7. Resolution to recommend that the work of Lance-Sergeant Gibbons be noted by the War Office. 8. A letter on a conference held in Nairobi on the prevention of spread of sleeping sickness. 9. A letter from E A Minchin agreeing to investigate [Sir David Bruce's] specimens. p15-17.
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