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Medicine and public health in British Tropical Africa

Penny Tolmie

Medicine and public health in British Tropical Africa

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by Penny Tolmie

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Published by Oxford Development Records Project in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Rhodes House Library Mss. Afr. s. 1872.

Other titlesRhodes House Library. Manuscript. Afr. s. 1872.
StatementPenny Tolmie.
SeriesReport / Oxford Development Records Project -- 16
ContributionsOxford Development Records Project.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13870675M

Information on Tropical Medicine" (International Review of Tropical Medicine, 1 [ ], pp. ) and especially Charles Tettey's "Medicine in Africa: A Bibliographi-cal Essay" (Current Bibliography of African Affairs [January ], pp. ).   Power devotes a major part of the book to the dominating figure of Brian Maegraith from to , in which period he changed the emphasis to basic science and pathophysiology, especially in malaria, and then tells how the emphasis shifted in the s more to tropical and international community health.

Cambridge Core - Medicine: General Interest - Principles of Medicine in Africa - edited by David Mabey. African Health Sciences is an internationally-refereed, free access, journal publishing original articles on research, clinical practice, public health, policy, planning, implementation and evaluation, in the health and related sciences relevant to Africa and the tropics. It is published 4 times a year in March, June, September and December.

PUBLIC HEALTH IN BRITISH TROPICAL AFRICA PUBLIC HEALTH IN BRITISH TROPICAL AFRICA Trowell, H. C. Thanks are due to the Hon. Director of Medical Services, Uganda, for permission to publish this article.-EDIToRs. INTERNATIONAL REVIEW MISSIONS OF terms of interest and work from the individual to the community, from the cure to the prevention of disease. Book Description. As with the first edition, this second edition describes how environmental health policies are developed, the statutes and other policies that have evolved to address public health concerns associated with specific environmental hazards, and the public health .


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This article looks at four courses. In the UK, London and Liverpool have world leading. A Holistic Approach. One major difference between conventional, Western medicine and traditional African medicine, is the way of viewing illnesses and their its Western counter-part, traditional African medicine is said to take a holistic approach, which is based on the premise of interconnectedness, and often includes indigenous herbalism in its treatment.

The World Health Organization should take a more active role in facilitating communication between biomedical scientists, public health authorities and traditional healers. In summary, the book provides concise accounts of a variety of healing traditions but it presents a misleading account of the benefits and safety of folk remedies.

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Tropical Medicine & International Health is the. It was only in the s, when the Scramble was in its last stages, that a literature on the British past in tropical Africa began to emerge. For most of the 19th century, British tropical Africa seemed a small subject, and attracted little retrospective consideration.

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