Reference numberCMB/51/26
TitleMinutes, meeting of the Tropical Diseases Committee
Date27 October 1911
DescriptionLists members present, with Sir Archibald Geikie in the Chair. Lists Committee business -- 1. Signing of previous minutes. 2. Consideration of correspondence on the Commission to investigate the relation between African fauna and sleeping sickness. 3. Discussion of the Commission with Sir David Bruce. 4. Report of letters from Capt Hamerton. 5. A letter from Sir Apolo Kagwa to Sir David Bruce suggesting 'in a few years time Sleeping Sickness will be extinct in Uganda, and people will become immune to the disease'. 6. Resolution to publish an abstract of Capt Fraser's reports in 'Proceedings'. 7 A report from Dr Carpenter. 8. Guy Marshall's receipt of a batch of specimen flies. 9. Resolution not to take further action on Sandfly Fever for the moment. 10. Proposal to form a Commission to investigate Kala-azar. 11. A preparation of silver and mercury prepared by Sir William Crookes for treatment of [sleeping sickness]. p37-40.
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