Rose reports on hookworm disease in Northern Neck, Virginia.
Rose reports on county dispensaries in Marion county, Mississippi and Alabama.
The diary includes notes on trips to England and Egypt; program of relief, control and prevention of Hookworm disease in Sri Lanka; notes on the malaria program, and notes on sanitation and hookworm disease in Malay and survey conditions in the Philippines.
Rose travels to the Federated Malay States to survey government and estate hospitals, and determine the present efforts to combat hookworm disease. The diary includes itinerary through the Philippine Islands.
The diary documents an interview regarding disease prevention in Turkey.
The diary documents a conference held with Senior Cabrera of Mexico to discuss cooperation with Rockefeller Foundation to help control Typhus Fever in Mexico.
Organized according to interview and visit, Vincent talks to various professionals in the field of public health and discusses projects and proposals. As President of the Rockefeller Foundation he steers the focus toward supporting the war effort and making the world a better place through public health funding. The 1917 diary includes the China Medical Board developing a comprehensive medical system in China, the International Health Board focusing on preventive medicine, and camp and community plans for the welfare of American soldiers. Includes Memorandum to Members of the Executive Committee. Washington Interviews, May 26, 1917; and Memorandum of an interview with M. Hovelacque, A Member of the French Commission, at the Plaza Hotel, Made Tuesday, May 29, 1917.