The V International Sanitary Convention

V International Sanitary Convention

RESOLUTIONS



CSP5.R1    The V International Sanitary Convention

 

Resolves:

1st, that the appreciation of the Conference be  conveyed to the Governments represented;

2nd, that the American Governments be requested to send, whenever possible, delegates who are trained hygienists, or at least, who are nationals of the respective country; and that at least one delegate should be a high sanitary officer, or a person who has been a delegate to a former conference.

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CSP5.R2    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:



That each Republic should transmit, regularly, to the International Sanitary Bureau at Washington, and to the Central Committee at Montevideo, all documents and reports relating to sanitation in that country. These documents should include demographic conditions in the chief ports and cities and the data relating to all kinds of contagious diseases.

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CSP5.R3    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:



That it be recommended that the International Sanitary Bureau of Washington shall study these resolutions, include in the program for the Sixth International Sanitary Conference such amendments to the Washington Convention as it may deem necessary, and submit the respective proposed amendments.

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CSP5.R4    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That it be recommended that each Government organize substantial and practical courses in hygiene and sanitation, so that specialists might be developed in those branches, with specific diplomas if necessary, qualified to carry out in future the work of sanitation.

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CSP5.R5    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That it be recommended to the nations which have adhered to tile Sanitary Convention of Washington, that they formally comply with its provisions.

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CSP5.R6    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That it be recommended that causes of death be certified to by physicians, at least in cities and seaports, in order to secure accuracy in statistics.

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CSP5.R7    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That the establishment be recommended of fiscal laboratories for the analysis of food stuffs and drinks imported though the custom houses.

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CSP5.R8    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That nations wherein leprosy exists be advised to keep accurate and detailed statistics of lepers; to organize colonies for the isolation of the patients, to enact laws to ward off the disease.

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CSP5.R9    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That it be recommended to the Governments of the American Republics that they promote or facilitate investigation as to the prevalence, frequency and contagiousness of scleroma.

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CSP5.R10    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That it be recommended that prostitution should be regulated in cities, and specially in seaports, entrusting the sanitary inspection to physicians specially prepared on the subject, discharging their duties in dispensaries or polyclinics provided with all the necessary means; and that persons that may transmit infection be confined in hospitals until cured.

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CSP5.R11    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That it be recommended that the Governments establish in their respective countries a "Permanent Commission on Tuberculosis." The Pan American Union of Washington shall, through the diplomatic representatives of the different American countries, request of those Governments the organization of said Commission. Tile various countries should also exchange information in order that all may be acquainted with the methods adopted and results obtained.

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CSP5.R12    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That it be recommended to the nations adhering to the Convention of Washington that they amend their rules of hygiene at ports and on frontiers so as to agree with the terms of said Convention.

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CSP5.R13    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That it be recommended that upon arrival of a vessel, a bulletin be posted advising the passengers on board as to the sanitary rules to which they are subject, and as to the laws or regulations by virtue of which such rules are enforced.

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CSP5.R14    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That countries taking protective measures against arrivals from other countries be recommended to maintain on board such vessels sanitary physicians possessing the necessary technical knowledge.

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CSP5.R15    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That it be recommended that vessels conveying passengers or immigrants be provided with apparatus and other means of disinfection.

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CSP5.R16    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That it be recommended that the disinfection of ships be made always in the presence of witnesses in order to insure the success of the disinfection.

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CSP5.R17    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That it be recommended that all ships conveying passengers be provided with room for the confinement of patients, for the observation of persons suspected of infectious diseases, and for the isolation of confirmed cases.

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CSP5.R18    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That the International Sanitary Information Committees of the American Republics, besides the duties intrusted to them by former Conferences, shall advise their respective Governments as to the obligations imposed by the International Sanitary Conferences in which their countries have participated, or resulting from special ratifications.

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CSP5.R19    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That in order to consider a person as immune from yellow fever, it is necessary that lie shall have suffered the disease, which fact must be proven by a certificate from the sanitary authorities in the port of departure.

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CSP5.R20    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That it be recommended:

1st, that the water supply and sewer system of cities be constructed and operated by the State or by the respective municipalities, without regard to pecuniary profit; and,

2nd, that the selection of a source for water supply should be made by hygienists or engineers, by common accord, taking into consideration the condition of the soil and possibility of pollution.

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CSP5.R21    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That each Government adhering to the Sanitary Conference in carrying out works of sanitation and hygiene, give special attention to those seaports and cities where the presence of endemic and infectious diseases shows ,clearly that the health of the world will be improved by the introduction in such places of modern hygienic and sanitary water supply and drainage.

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CSP5.R22    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That we hereby renew the recommendation made by the Third International Sanitary Conference of Mexico of 1907, to the effect that laws be adopted enforcing vaccination and revaccination against smallpox.

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CSP5.R23    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That all passengers coming from cholera-infected localities, or who may incidentally have come in contact with cholera patients, shall be subjected to bacteriological examination of their intestinal excretions and shall be under sanitary surveillance if it be confirmed that they are carriers of the cholera bacillus; and that those suffering from an attack of cholera shall not be released from such surveillance, until it is shown that the bacillus has disappeared from the excretion.

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CSP5.R24    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That the sanitary report that each delegation must submit on its respective country shall be delivered in due time to the secretary, in printed copies to be distributed in the preliminary session.

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CSP5.R25    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That we recommend the Sixth International Sanitary Conference of Montevideo to study epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis and transmissible anterior polymilitis.

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CSP5.R26    The V International Sanitary Convention

Resolves:


That reiteration be made of the recommendations passed by the previous conferences on prophylactic measures against plague, specially those regarding the destruction of rats, both on land and on board.

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