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In 1923 there was organized, on the initiative of American educators, the World Federation of Education Associations, which, according to the foreword of this volume, is "virtually a great world university without buildings or campus, but with departments and divisions clearly defined and entire." It has been abundantly demonstrated at the meetings so far held that this organization of the educators of the world is one of the most important agencies in promoting mutual understanding and, therefore, a higher degree of respect and good will; it cannot but be a powerful agency in the maintenance of peace among nations. Of the many lines of activity represented in this federation, none are of more universal interest and importance than the work of the health section. This volume is edited by Dr. C. E. Turner of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and opens with a foreword by Augustus O. Thomas, president of
A World Panorama of Health Education Seen Through Meetings of the Health Section of the World Federation of Education Associations, Geneva, Switzerland, July 27-August 2, 1929.. JAMA. 1931;96(2):138-139. doi:10.1001/jama.1931.02720280056035