An antihydrophobia week was held in Tokyo and its neighboring prefectures, beginning August 1. In Tokyo, the public was instructed by lectures and motion pictures. As many as 6,082 dogs were inoculated; 5,389 dogs were brought in by the authorities; 701 stray dogs were caught; seven dogs were found infected with the disease. The metropolitan police will undertake such a survey every year in cooperation with prefectural authorities. According to the health department of the League of Nations, our government will send a medical expert to the International Antihydrophobia Congress to be held in Paris in April next year.
Nonoccupational Diseases and Injuries of Workers
Dr. B. Koimuna, medical expert in the society bureau of the home department, has published investigations on nonoccupational diseases and injuries of workers. In 471 factories employing 500 or more workers, 162,927 persons lost from work three or more days in a year