Reference numberCMB/51/33
TitleMinutes, meeting of the Tropical Diseases Committee
Date9 October 1912
DescriptionLists those present, with Sir Archibald Geikie in the chair. Lists Committee business, including the consideration of correspondence between Sir David Bruce and the Deputy-Governor of Zomba on the proposed Commission to study big game and sleeping sickness -- resolution to grant Sir David Bruce leave to attend the International Medical Congress in August, and to consult with the Lister Institute about providing him with experimental animals -- letter from Sir Patrick Mason on a case of [sleeping sickness] in Rhodesia -- a report from H Lyndhurst Duke on the work at Mpumu, and a resolution to permit his new expedition while opposing the definitive closing of the lab -- letters from Miss Muriel Robertson outlining her work on the cycle of the tsetse fly in Mpumu, and plans for future investigations in Khartoum -- resolution concerning the publication of Dr Duke's and Miss Robertson's papers, and a decision not to recommend that the Colonial Office sanction Miss Robertson's proposal to proceed to Khartoum. p52-62.
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