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Nature volume 140, page 581 (02 October 1937) | Download Citation



A MEETING of the Industrial Advisory Committee of the Ross Institute, which is now incorporated with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, was held on May 28, at which the activities of the Institute were surveyed. Useful discussions also ensued upon the housing of African labour, the risk of malaria when replanting rubber, the Indore process of disposal of night soil and town refuse and courses of instruction for laymen proceeding to the tropics. Information was also given of an investigation by Dr. Crowden at the School of Hygiene of experiments on air-conditioned cubicles for use in the tropics.

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