East African Doctors. A History Of The Modern Profession / Edition 2

East African Doctors. A History Of The Modern Profession / Edition 2

by John Iliffe
     
 

ISBN-10: 9970023039

ISBN-13: 9789970023035

Pub. Date: 01/01/1978

Publisher: African Books Collective Limited

A historical account of the rise and development of the modern medical profession in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya from the 1870s to the present day. This book describes the recruitment and education of doctors, and their understanding and practice of modern medicine. It addresses their struggles, working in conditions of political and economic uncertainty, and search

Overview

A historical account of the rise and development of the modern medical profession in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya from the 1870s to the present day. This book describes the recruitment and education of doctors, and their understanding and practice of modern medicine. It addresses their struggles, working in conditions of political and economic uncertainty, and search for international recognition; and their contribution to the study and control of HIV/AIDS.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789970023035
Publisher:
African Books Collective Limited
Publication date:
01/01/1978
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

1. The argument;
2. Pioneers;
3. The age of the tribal dresser;
4. Makerere and its students, 1923-49;
5. The pursuit of professional status;
6. The transfer of power;
7. Uganda: doctors and a disintegrating state;
8. Kenya: doctors and a capitalist transition;
9. Tanzania: doctors and a socialist experiment;
10. AIDS;
11. Conclusion.

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