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THE ADDRESS DELIVERED BEFORE THE AMERICAN PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION,
At Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 22, 1889.BY H. A. JOHNSON, M.D., PRESIDENT.[Abstracted for The Journal.]
Gentlemen of the Association, Ladies and Gentlemen:
Article second of the Constitution of the American Public Health Association declares that the object of this Association shall be the advancement of sanitary science and the promotion of organizations, and measures for the practical application of public hygiene.In the furtherance of this object it has seemed wise that there should be at its annual meetings not only papers upon purely scientific subjects, but that also, in the form of essays or public addresses, an effort should be made to secure the interest and coöperation of those of our citizens who have no official or professional relations to the objects of the organization. In other words, to invite the support of all classes of society in
ADDRESSES. JAMA. 1889;XIII(18):615–620. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02401140001001
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