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Work of the Rockefeller Foundation. A description of some of the Rockefeller groups and members. The Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. Why the Rockefeller Foundation is engaged in work in the British Empire. Interest in public health and the advancement of knowledge and research. Ways in which the British Empire can be utilized to promote research and public health throughout the world. A survey of what has been done in the British Empire to improve medical centres, schools, and hospitals. Projects undertaken and funded in England, Halifax, Quebec, Toronto, Alberta, Hong Kong, Singapore, Ceylon, India, Egypt, Jamaica, and Lagos. Nearly 1,000 Fellows being maintained at the present time at an expense of nearly two million dollars. Promoting public health and science. Optimism with regard to turning difficulties into opportunities of better co-operation which may help to patch together this distracted old planet of ours.