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Author Bartelme, Tony.

Title A surgeon in the village : an American doctor teaches brain surgery in Africa / Tony Bartelme ; with Catharina Hoek-Ellegala.

Publication Info. Boston : Beacon Press, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 ELLEGALA,D BAR    Available
Description ix, 274 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
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Summary A Surgeon in the Village tells the inspiring story of doctors who, through a "train-forward" philosophy, changed the health care of an African nation. The story exposes a major and largely neglected global-health issue, the shortage of surgeons.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Ellegala, Dilantha B.
Neurosurgeons -- United States -- Biography.
Nervous system -- Surgery -- Tanzania.
Medical care -- Tanzania.
Added Author Hoek-Ellegala, Catharina.
Note Previous title: Send forth the healing sun
ISBN 9780807044889 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
0807044881 (hardcover ; alk. paper)

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