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In the Second Annual Sedgwick Memorial Lecture in 1924 Dr. William Henry Welch referred to the great sanitary awakening, preceding the modern public health era, which began with the creation of the General Board of Health in England in 1848, and he said in part: ". . . every student of public health should read again and again the complete story as told so fascinatingly and authoritatively by Sir John Simon in his English Sanitary Institutions." The student can now welcome a worthy continuation of this story that closed with the second edition of English Sanitary Institutions in 1897. Sir
The Building of a Nation's Health.. Ann Intern Med. ;14:934–935. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-5-934
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(5):934-935.
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