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Crossing the divide: medical missionaries and government service in Uganda, 1897–1940

Yolana Pringle

in Beyond the State: The colonial medical service in British Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089671
eISBN:
9781526104366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089671.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines collaborations between mission and government doctors in colonial Uganda. Drawing on records from the Church Missionary Society and Uganda's District Archives, it considers the ... More


Connecting Medicine with the State:: From Missionary Medicine to Public Health, 1860–1928

Sean Hsiang-lin Lei

in Neither Donkey nor Horse: Medicine in the Struggle over China's Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226169880
eISBN:
9780226169910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169910.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 3 explores how the Chinese state, unconcerned with medical matters until the outbreak of the Manchurian plague, metamorphosed in only twenty-five years into a government that built a Ministry ... More


Introduction: The Construction of Scarcity

Luke Messac

in No More to Spend: Neglect and the Construction of Scarcity in Malawi's History of Health Care

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190066192
eISBN:
9780190066222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190066192.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This introduction explores the assumption, present in both the global public health literature and the historiography of biomedicine in Africa, that a low gross domestic product (GDP) is a sufficient ... More


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