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'Things that matter': missionaries, government, and patients in the shaping of Uganda's leprosy settlements, 1927-1951

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This thesis examines the role of missionaries, the colonial government, and leprosy patients in the formation of leprosy settlements in Uganda, from the first inception of the settlements in 1927, until 1951 when the nature of leprosy control in Uganda changed, with the government appointment of a Protectorate leprologist and the creation of more treatment centres. It focuses on four leprosy settlements opened between 1930 and 1934 by the Anglican Church Missionary Society (CMS) and the B...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty - History of Medicine
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Kathleen Vongsathorn
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:4f6ed7b2-cc09-45ce-894c-084b7c29d5a5
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ora:6769

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