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A.D.P. Hodges and early scientific medicine in Uganda, 1898-1918

J. E. Eyers

A.D.P. Hodges and early scientific medicine in Uganda, 1898-1918

by J. E. Eyers

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis(M.L.S.) - Course project in the Department of Library and Information Studies, Loughborough University of Technology 1982.

Statementwith a select bibliography on the early history of sleeping sickness in Uganda, 1900-1920 ; by A.D.P. Hodges.
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Open LibraryOL20973927M

  Given Uganda’s abominable rate of infant mortality (54 deaths per 1, births, according to the Uganda Demographic Health Survey of , compared with six per 1, in the US), it’s no wonder that the women here have little trust in Western medicine. The paediatric ward of the Mbarara hospital is a foreign place to them. Following the long period of civil unrest in Uganda beginning from up to the early 's, many, or even most, important historical documents and archives pertaining to the country and the region were lost or destroyed. Nevertheless, the Uganda Society library collection, while small, is a crucial link between the past and present.

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  “Uganda is a melting pot of different cultures and languages, and we wanted to understand the genetic structure and history of populations within the country,” says coauthor Pontiano Kaleebu, the director of the Uganda Virus Research Institute and of the MRC/UVRI & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Uganda Research Unit, in a. BOX Definitions. Structural inequities refers to the systemic disadvantage of one social group compared to other groups with whom they coexist, and the term encompasses policy, law, governance, and culture and refers to race, ethnicity, gender or gender identity, class, sexual orientation, and other domains. The social determinants of health are the conditions in the environments in which.


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In his book, The Early History of Scientific Medicine in Uganda, William D. Foster observed that inwhile on his way to Bunyoro, Emin Pasha made the first operation done by a western.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Foster, W.D. (William Derek). Early history of scientific medicine in Uganda. Nairobi, East African Literature Bureau []. Other articles where History of Uganda is discussed: Uganda: History: This discussion focuses on the history of Uganda since the 19th century.

For a detailed treatment of Uganda’s early history and of the country in its regional context, see Eastern Africa, history of. Traditional medicine practitioners (TMPs) are people recognised by their community as competent to provide health care by using biotic and abiotic substances and certain other methods (Sofowora, ), and even with the expansion of modern medicine, TMPs command higher fees than orthodox medicine practitioners (Obbo,Leonard, ).

In Cited by: The history of Uganda comprises the history of the people who inhabited the territory of present-day Uganda before the establishment of the Republic of Uganda, and the history of that A.D.P. Hodges and early scientific medicine in Uganda once it was established. Evidence from the Paleolithic era shows humans have inhabited Uganda for at le years.

The forests of Uganda were gradually cleared for agriculture by people who probably. TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE.

Vol. November, STUDIES ON THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SLEEPING SICKNESS IN EAST AFRICA V. SLEEPING SICKNESS IN THE BUNYORO DISTRICT OF UGANDA BY K. MORRIS, * East African Trypanosomiasis Research Organization The Bunyoro District of Western Uganda is.

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This study examines educational development and progress during the pre-colonial days and how it naturally led to the establishment of Western education in Uganda. It also discusses how Ugandans have struggled to use Western education with some readjustments after to solve theireconomic, political and social problems.

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