The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine


    A REPORT by Sir Austen Chamberlain, chairman of the Court of Governors, giving a short account in non-technical terms of the work of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (incorporating the Ross Institute) for the information of those who contribute to its maintenance, has been issued to subscribers. Commencing with a short history of the establishment of the London Tropical School in the hospital of the Seamen's Hospital Society at the Royal Albert Dock, its removal to Endsleigh Gardens, and finally its incorporation in the London School of Hygiene in Keppel Street, Gower Street, the work of the School for the year ending July 31, 1936. is surveyed. The teaching and research work of the various departments are briefly summarized, as well as additions to, and organization of, the library and museum. The incorporation in the School of the Ross Institute of Tropical Hygiene, and the work this branch is doing, are also dealt with. The report is illustrated with a number of plates, and lists of subscribers and of research publications are included.

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    The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Nature 138, 877–878 (1936).

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