Reference numberCMB/51/105
TitleReport on the Kala Azar Commission
DescriptionGives the background of the Commission, its financial backing by several governments, its aim to discover 'the method of transmission of the disease' through an intensive epidemiological study in Assam, Calcutta, and Madras City, the 'exhaustive collection of all biting insects', and labwork on the parasite. Lists the headquarters of the Commission at Shillong.
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