Statutory Authority for Medical and Other Health-related Research in the United States Government: The Basis for International Cooperation, Prepared for the Committee on Government Operations, United States Senate, and Its Subcommittee on Reorganization and International Organizations (pursuant to S. Res. 347, 85th Congress, and S. Res. 42, 86th Congress), February 25, 1959

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1959 - 66 pages
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Page 1 - Service, and encourage, cooperate with, and render assistance to other appropriate public authorities, scientific institutions, and scientists in the conduct of, and promote the coordination of, research, investigations, experiments, demonstrations, and studies relating to the causes, diagnosis, treatment, control, and prevention of physical and mental diseases and impairments of man, including water purification, sewage treatment, and pollution of lakes and streams.
Page 32 - The act establishing the bureau provides that it shall investigate and report upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people, and shall especially investigate the questions of infant mortality, the birth rate, orphanage, juvenile courts, desertion, dangerous occupations, accidents, and diseases of children, employment, and legislation affecting children in the several States and Territories.
Page 20 - Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to authorize any department, agency, officer, or employee of the United States to exercise any direction, supervision, or control over the curriculum, program of instruction, administration, or personnel of any educational institution or school system...
Page 12 - Each member shall hold office for a term of three years, except that any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed shall be appointed for the remainder of such term...
Page 12 - Council, shall — (a) conduct, assist, and foster researches, investigations, experiments, and studies relating to the cause, prevention, and methods of diagnosis and treatment of cancer...
Page 7 - ... research fellowships in the Institute and elsewhere with such stipends and allowances (including travel and subsistence expenses) as he may deem necessary to train research workers and procure the assistance of the most brilliant and promising research fellows from the United States and abroad...
Page 45 - Foundation is authorized and directed — (1) to develop and encourage the pursuit of a national policy for the promotion of basic research and education in the sciences...
Page 48 - ... foster the interchange of scientific information among scientists in the United States and foreign countries...
Page 55 - ... b. the development, use, and control of atomic energy shall be directed so as to promote world peace, improve the general welfare, increase the standard of living, and strengthen free competition in private enterprise.
Page 56 - ... uses, the generation of usable energy, and the demonstration of the practical value of utilization or production facilities for industrial or commercial purposes; and "(5) the protection of health and the promotion of safety during research and production activities.

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