The Diet and Medical Problems
During the last session of the imperial diet of this country, which was closed at the end of March, a number of medical problems were considered.
Some inquiries concerning birth control were handed in by Mr. Konata, member of the Minseito party. They were seconded by Mr. Okata and thirty-one other members of the lower house.
INSTITUTE FOR CHINESE MEDICINES—EXAMINATION FOR PRACTITIONERS
A petition for the establishment of an institute for Chinese medicines was sent in by a merchant and 1,165 other men in Formosa, and was introduced by Mr. Kanda, M. P. A petition for the examination for practitioners of Chinese medicine was sent in by a farmer living near Kyoto and 1,937 other men. It was introduced by Mr. Kawara, a member of the Seiyukai party.
INCREASED ACCOMMODATIONS IN A SANATORIUM
Dr. Osato, M. P., and other medical members of the