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Institute on Public Health.
—The first annual institute on public health, under the auspices of the Los Angeles County Public Health Association and the advisory board of the county health department, opened, June 20, at Los Angeles, and will end, July 9. It was made possible through the financial assistance of four members of the staff of the county health department and the county public health association with the hope that the standard of local health activities will be raised. The principal speaker was Charles-Edward A. Winslow, Dr.P.H., Anna M. R. Lauder professor of public health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven. Instruction was arranged under two heads: (1) a technical course given during the morning hours