History of Western Medicine in Zimbabwe

Author: Mossop, R. T.
Year:1998
Pages:848
ISBN:0-7734-8536-8
978-0-7734-8536-5
Price:499.95

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
Foreword by Dr. J. E. P. Thomas
Introduction
Part 1:
THE EARLY DAYS; Traditional Healers; Pre-pioneer days; Pioneers and the first ten years; Leander Starr Jameson; Frank Richard Rand
Part 2
1897 to 1988 OFFICIAL THINKING AND ACTION: Fleming; Askins; Martin; Morris; Webster; Burnett-Smith; Preece; Chidede; The Ministry; The Corporate Plan
Part 3
DISEASES:
a. Mainly viral, bacterial, and parasitic: Anthrax; Bilharziasis; The Mazowe Valley Trial 1949-1951; Brucellosis; Transmittable Diseases of Childhood; Cholera; Helminths (other than bilharzia); Leprosy; Lobar Pneumonia and related illness; Malaria and Blackwater Fever; O'nyong'nyong, Chikungunya and Related Fevers; Puzzles, Oddities and Comparative Rarities; Plague; Long Sea Voyages, etc. ; Toxoplasmosis and Conspicuous Psychiatric Morbidity; Sexually Transmitted Disease; Smallpox; Tick Typhus; Tuberculosis; Trypanosomiasis; Typhoid (Enteric Fever)
b. Mainly non-infective disease: Cancer; Diabetes; Arteriosclerosis; Non-Infective Gut Disorder; Nutritional Disorders; Scurvy; Eye Disease; Poison;
Part 4
SERVICES AND SPECIAL ITEMS:
Medical School; Mental Illness and its Care; Mission Medical Servies; Mining Health Problems; Laboratory Service; Schools Medical Service; Local Authority Health Services; Water and Sanitation; Medical Insurance; Communication; Private Practice; Prevention; Mortality Statistics
Part 5
MAJOR ORGANIZATIONS:
Health Professions Council; Medical Association; Nurses, The Nurses Association; Pharmacists; College of Primary Care Physicians; Dental Practitioners.
Place Name Changes; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Index References