TITLE

CHAPTER X: The Department of Medicine and the Tropical Metabolism Research Unit

AUTHOR(S)
Golding, John
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
Ascent to Mona as Illustrated by a Short History of Jamaican Med;1994, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 10 of the book "Ascent to Mona As Illustrated by a Short History of Jamaican Medical Care" is presented. It focuses on the establishment of the Department of Medicine at the University of the West Indies and its Tropical Metabolism Research Unit (TMRU) in Mona, Jamaica. It cites that the aim of the department was to teach undergraduates and to determine the natural history of various conditions of training schools. The objectives of the TMRU included the study of malnutrition and the training of workers in this field.
ACCESSION #
32144585

 

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