CHAPTER V: Governor Grant and Dr Benjamin Mosse

Golding, John
January 1994
Ascent to Mona as Illustrated by a Short History of Jamaican Med;1994, p47
Book Chapter
Chapter 5 of the book "Ascent to Mona As Illustrated by a Short History of Jamaican Medical Care" is presented. It discusses the role of Governor John Peter Grant and Doctor Benjamin Mosse in the development of medical care in Jamaica in the 19th century. Grant arrived on the island from Great Britain on August 5, 1866 and since then have established the Island Medical Service (IMS), organized the judiciary and founded the Postal Services. He selected Mosse as medical services director in 1876, which is said to have resulted to health care improvements.


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