Annual Report

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The Foundation, 1921

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Page 48 - For the several employments and offices of our fellows we have twelve that sail into foreign countries under the names of other nations (for our own we conceal), who bring us the books, and abstracts, and patterns of experiments of all other parts. These we call merchants of light.
Page 22 - University to assume responsibility for establishing a School of Hygiene and Public Health for which the Rockefeller Foundation undertook to supply such sums as might be agreed upon as necessary for buildings, equipment, and annual maintenance. In 1918 the new school, housed in temporary quarters, and equipped and manned, opened its doors. Courses of study leading to the degrees of Doctor of Public Health, Doctor of Science in Hygiene, Bachelor of Science in Hygiene, and to the Certificate in Public...
Page 6 - Foundation continued a quarter-million annual appropriation to the School of Hygiene and Public Health of Johns Hopkins University...
Page 96 - ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF WICKLIFFE ROSE, General Director JOHN A. FERRELL, MD, Director for the United States VICTOR G. HEISER, MD, Director for the East HECTOR H. HOWARD, MD, Director for the West Indies LW HACKETT, MD, Associate Regional Director (for Brazil) ERNST C. MEYER, PH.D., Director of Surveys and Exhibits AUTHORS...
Page 57 - Map used in anti-malaria campaign in Louisiana. Each dot represents a death from malaria. The public health importance of malaria, however, is more accurately measured by the sickness rate and the loss of efficiency than by the loss of life. It has been estimated that for each death 2,000 to 4,000...
Page 186 - ... can be secured by other methods of slide preparation. In Bengal, for instance, he added by levitation about 10 per cent to the infection figures obtained from strained and centrifuged films; and Dr. Mhaskar, testing the results of examination by searching the stools for hookworms after a vermifuge had been given, found that levitation had disclosed 7 per cent more positive cases than had been yielded by ordinary film examination. Dr. Lane is continuing his studies with the aid of a small subvention...
Page 72 - Knowledge is being applied more effectively to the problems in the field. Governments are sending attaches of hygiene into each other's territories. Vital statistics on an international scale are being reported more accurately. Prompt notification of epidemics is being facilitated. Outposts against plague and other diseases are being stationed and supported. Leaders and technical experts are in training in larger numbers and under more favorable conditions. Fundamental medical education is becoming...
Page 12 - Foundation directly and by its departmental agencies the International Health Board, the China Medical Board, and the Division of Medical Education...
Page 6 - University, (10) contracted to appropriate three and one half millions for the rebuilding and reorganization of the medical school and hospital of the Free University of Brussels...
Page 7 - France; and provided experts in medical education and public health for counsel and surveys in many parts of the world, and rendered sundry minor services to governments and voluntary societies.

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