08th Pan American Sanitary Conference (12-19/10/1927)
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8th Pan American Sanitary Conference. Lima, Peru. October 12-19, 1927.
"The Eighth Conference established a Directing Council to meet every 18 months and to consist of officers and members of the Pan American Sanitary Conference ... Dr. Cumming informed the delegates that, during the International Sanitary Conference that had met n Paris in 1926, the Office International d'Hygiène Publique had asked that the Pan American Sanitary Bureau act as "regional organization" for the collection of health statistics and epidemiologic information from the Americas, to which the delegates at the Eighth Conference agreed". Source: PAHO. Pro salute Novi Mundi. A history of the Pan American Health Organization, 1992. p. 32.